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English language educator

Beth Lau, American English language educator. Travel grantee American Council Learned Societies, 1986. Member Modern Language Association, Keats-Shelley Association, Wordsworth-Coleridge Association, Interdisciplinary 19th Century Studies, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, North America Society for Study of Romanticism.

Background

Lau, Beth was born on December 16, 1951 in Milwaukee. Daughter of Milford H. and Janet (Towse) Lau.

Education

Bachelor in English, University of Illinois, 1974; Master of Arts, University of Illinois, 1976; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Illinois, 1980.

Career

Teaching assistant, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1974-1978; Adjunct Professor, various colleges universities, Alabama, Missouri, 1979-1982; assistant professor, New Mexico State University, 1982-1985; assistant professor, Ripon College, 1985-1990; associate professor, California State University, Long Beach, 1990-1995; professor, California State University, Long Beach, since 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Keats's Reading of the Romantic Poets, 1991, Keats's Paradise Lost, 1998. Co-editor Approaches to Teaching Brontë's Jane Eyre, 1993. Contributor articles and reviews to professional journals.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Keats-Shelley Association, Wordsworth-Coleridge Association, Interdisciplinary 19th Century Studies, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, North America Society for Study of Romanticism.

Connections

Married Martin J. Camargo, December 27, 1974 (divorced 1982).

father:
Milford H. Lau

mother:
Janet (Towse) Lau

spouse:
Martin J. Camargo