Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Riverside
M.A. and B.A. in English from the University of Utah
Dr. John C. Beynon teaches courses in Restoration and eighteenth-century British literature
and culture, queer theory, and in lesbian and gay literature. He co-edited Lesbian Dames: Sapphism in the Long Eighteenth Century (Ashgate 2010) and has published essays on Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, William Beckford,
Daniel Defoe, and Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure. Currently, he is working on a project that explores tea-drinking culture in eighteenth-century
Britain. Dr. Beynon became the English M.A. coordinator in spring 2015.