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Dr. Robert R. Bird
English Faculty, Brigham Young UniversityBIdaho, 1992-present
Teach English 440: Advanced Literary Theory
English 350R: Themes in Literature
English 334: Colonial and Romantic American Literature
English 311: Critical Reading and Advanced Writing
Philosophy 201: Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
Philosophy 110: Introduction to Philosophy
Foundations 101: Foundations of Writing and Reasoning
Chair of the Literary Studies Committee 2002-2004, 2007-present
Chair of the University Forum Committee 2002-2005
Chair of the English Department Scholarship Committee 1997-2001
Member of the University Forum Committee 1999-2002
Member of the University Assessment Committee 2000-2001
Member of various Faculty Status Committees 1997-2007
Adjunct Instructor, English Department, Salt Lake Community College, 1990-1992
Doctor of Arts, English,
Completed interdisciplinary component in philosophy
Master of Arts, English,
Received honors evaluation on comprehensive examination
Bachelor of Arts, English,
Graduated cum laude, Trustee Scholar, Minor: Spanish language and literature
“Preface.” I Think. Ed. Kip Hartvigsen. Rexburg: BYU-I UP, 2008.
Foreword. Untitled. By Jack Harrell. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 2010.
“’Aiming above the Mark’: Emerson and the Aristotelian Mean.” Unpublished
ASocratic Questioning in the Classroom.@ Perspective Fall (2002) 2.3: 7-11.
AMormon Postmodernism: Worlds without End in Card=s Lost Boys and Young=s
Dialogue: A Journal for Mormon Thought Fall (1999) 32.3: 55-62.
APeer Evaluation in the Composition Classroom.@ Presented at the Conference on College Composition
AHuman Identity in Christopher Marlowe=s Tamburlaine, Parts I and II, and Doctor Faustus.@ Presented
at Fourth International Christopher Marlowe Conference,
Academic Travel Study Faculty Director, 2005-2008.
Helped lead 35 students and taught American literature in month long travel
study through the Mid-Atlantic States and New England
The Dimensions of Critical Thinking, participant
National Endowment for the Humanities Institute, participant
AThe Origins of Islam,@