Debbie Duay received her Ph.D. in Adult Education from Florida Atlantic University.
She has 15 years of experience in researching and teaching genealogy.
Currently, she is the Chairman of the Chapter Development and Revitalization
Commission for the Florida State
Society Daughters of the American Revolution, the Membership
Committee Chairman, and the
Volunteer Genealogists Committee Chairman. From
2013 - 2015, she served as the State Organizing Secretary, and she served as the Lineage Research Chairman
from 2009 - 2013.
Debbie has helped over 400 people join the DAR and SAR as
well as assisting her husband Ted in proving his descent from 41 Revolutionary
War patriots, a Mayflower passenger, a Jamestowne ancestor, King Edward I of England, and Charlemagne.
To help those interested in joining the DAR or SAR, she developed another free
online tutorial: Researching
Your Revolutionary War Patriot Ancestor.
Debbie also enjoys
researching and transcribing
records pertaining to
Broward County, Florida. If your South Florida organization would like a free presentation about
genealogy for a meeting or special event,
Duay, D. L., & Bryan, V. C. (2008). Learning in later life: What seniors
want in a learning experience. Educational Gerontology, 34, 1070-1086.
Duay, D. L., & Bryan, V. C. (2008, March). Seniors and computers: A love/hate
relationship. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational
Research Association, New York, NY.
Duay, D. L., & Bryan, V. C. (2006). Senior adults’ perceptions of successful aging. Educational Gerontology, 32, 423-445.
Bryan, V. C., Danaher, M., & Duay, D. (2005). Relationship among key variables and students’ perceptions toward learning online in postsecondary environments. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Proceedings. Phoenix, AZ: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.