Greg Beaumont earned his B.S. in Finance from the University of Florida, and earned his M.A. and PhD. in English from the Florida State University. His master's thesis is a bibliographic study of doctoral dissertations in Victorian Studies from 1959 through 1994. His doctoral dissertation is entitled "Anthony Trollope: A Critical Study of the Short Fiction."
In addition to his day-to-day functions in matters applicable to the academic dean of Undergraduate Studies, Greg is also an adjunct instructor in English, having taught courses covering the short story, women in literature, British literature, contemporary literature, and freshman composition in both traditional and computerized classroom settings. He is also an instructor in the First Year Experience program.
He has won the Fred Standley award for excellence in teaching from FSU's English Department as well as having received the Phi Eta Sigma Award for Excellence in Teaching. He was an academic advisor in the College of Education for seven years and has been an adjunct instructor at Tallahassee Community College. Before coming to FSU, Greg was in private industry and is a Vietnam veteran.
Greg has varied personal interests. Needless to say, he is an avid reader and his regular reading tastes run from the Bible to Victorian novels, from layman's math and physics texts to periodicals covering science, motorcycles, and cars. He enjoys jogging on wooded trails, bicycle and motorcycle riding, and working out at the Leach Center. His musical tastes remain rooted in the 50s and 60s with both the popular and country music of those decades his favorite. He wants to be a ski-bum when he grows up.
Greg's greatest influences in his life have been his parents, father-in-law, and wife, Sharon Ann. His favorite times are spent with his family, and all FSU graduates.