July 8, 2017
Jeanann Boyce was a citizen of world and renowned speaker on ethical issues in exponential technologies and cybersecurity. Jean traveled extensively through Europe, Russia, Indian subcontinent, Australia, the Far East, and the South Pacific. She was a partner in Pendragon Productions, an off-off Broadway theatre. Although she lived many years in New England, Upstate New York, and Maryland, her most recent residence was in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. She was an active participant in the community and professional circles, including FBLA, PBL, CISSE, ISBE, ASME, the American Wine Society and the YMCA.
Jean was born in Perth Amboy, NJ, daughter of the late John, Jr., and Anna (Janocko) Stefanik She graduated from Woodbridge HIgh School. She obtained her bachelor's in English literature from Douglass College ("69). She went on to obtain a Master's Degrees in both English Literature and Education and a Doctoral Degree in Education from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She did postgraduate work at Cornell University, and she was a tenured faculty with the State University of New York. She held faculty appointments at the University of Maryland, John Hopkins University, Marshall University, Bowie State University, Morgan State University and University of Phoenix. Most recently, she taught at Montgomery Community College and Delaware Technical University.