PROFESSOR EMERITUS FREDERICK L. BEATY
Texas & Worcester 1948 (22 October 1926 – 16 March 2017)
Born in 1926 in Texas, Frederick came up to Oxford in 1948. Afterwards, he gained an MA and Phd in English Literature at Harvard University. Before starting his teaching career in 1953 at Cornell University, he served in the US Army working in counterintelligence. In 1955 to 1991, he was professor of English at Indiana University of Bloomington, He specialised in 19th century British romantic literature and authored several books.