Terry Beers

Project Scholar Profile

Terry BeersTerry Beers
English Department
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA 95053
408 554 4334



Fields of Interest
California Literature
Robinson Jeffers
California Landscape Writing
Rhetorical Theory

Biographical Note
Beers has a Ph.D. in English from the University of Southern California. Since 1987, he has taught writing and literature at Santa Clara University, where he is currently an associate professor in the English department and director of the California Legacy Project. From 1991-1997, he was the executive director of the Robinson Jeffers Association. He also serves as the general editor of the California Legacy series of books, co-published by Santa Clara University and Heyday Books.

Recent Public Presentations
Envisioning California Conference
Central Valley—On the Map!
Mechanics Institute Library
KQED California Report
National Steinbeck Center
History San Jose
Tor House Foundation

Selected Publications
Unfolding Beauty: Celebrating California’s Landscapes (Santa Clara University and Heyday Books, 2000).

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