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Northwest Missouri State University


Beth Richards

Beth Richards

Email

Office

2720 Colden Hall

Phone

660.562.1745
660.562.1963 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 1992

Associate Professor


Education

  • PhD from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • M.A. from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • B.A. from Hastings College, Hastings, NE

Courses Taught

  • English 111 Composition I
  • English 112 Composition II
  • English 220 Introduction to Literature
  • English 224 Multiethnic Literature of the U.S.
  • English 246 English Romantics to the Present
  • English 343 Survey of Women's Literature
  • English 463 Advanced American Literature
  • English 530 Studies in British Literature, 18th Century-Present
  • English 631 Figures and Groups
  • English 640 Studies in Genre

Academic Interests

  • Modern British and American Literature
  • Women's Literature
  • Short Story Theory

Scholarly Activity

  • Paper Presentations at Western Literature Association Annual Conference on television series In Plain Sight (2011)
  • Arizona Poet Jim Simmerman's volume Kingdom Come (2010)
  • Nebraska Author Jonis Agee's novel Strange Angels (2009)

Student Group Advisement

  • Co-sponsor of Northwest Chapter of Phi Eta Sigma National Freshmen Honor Society

Other Professional Experiences

  • Former Co-editor of The Laurel Review and GreenTower Press