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Randall Beebe, Ph.D.

Randy Beebe, Ph.D.

Office: 3841 Coleman Hall
Phone: 217-581-6981
Fax: 217-581-7209
Email: rlbeebe@eiu.edu
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Dr. Randy Beebe, professor of English, coordinates the graduate program in English. The graduate program offers a Master of Arts in English with three concentrations:

  • Literary Studies
  • Literary Studies with Creative Writing Emphasis
  • Composition/Rhetoric

The program also offers a Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of Writing (online), which is available to those already certified as middle school or high school teachers. Teachers should be able to complete this certificate in two summers and one academic year.

Dr. Beebe's areas of teaching include British Romanticism and 19th-century British studies, with research interests in the novel, poetry, and 18th- and 19th-century transatlanticism.

Admission to the graduate program in English requires an application to the Graduate School as well as an additional application to the Department of English submitted through MyEIU. Please contact Dr. Beebe or visit the program's website for program admission criteria.

firstchoiceprogram Graduate programs achieving the distinction of "First Choice" have applied for and been subjected to rigorous review from EIU's Council on Graduate Studies — with oversight from The Graduate School — to ensure they meet the highest standards of scholarly excellence as evidenced through sustained achievement of criteria developed and adopted by the council in 2006.

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