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[Photo]: Robert L. Beck

Robert L. Beck

Campus Address: CA 213E
Phone: 317-278-8570
Email: rbeck@iupui.edu


Senior Lecturer in Geography


B.A. Hastings College 1973
M.A. Indiana State University 1976
Ph.D. Indiana State University 1982

Academic Interests

North American House Types; Indiana Placenames; Geography of Indiana; Geography of North America; Rural Landscapes of North America


Trustee's Teaching Award, 2007
Trustee's Teaching Award, 2006
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Part-time Faculty Member, 1995
School of Liberal Arts Distinguished Associate Faculty Award, 1985-86


Author, North American House Types. Cincinnati: Van-Griner Publishing, 2010.
Author, Physical Systems of the Environment. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall-Hunt, 2009.
Author, Seven Continents and More. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall-Hunt, 2008.
Contributor to Encyclopedia Britannica, Renaissance in the Heartland, and various other reports and books.


Speaker for numerous community organizations, events and activities.

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