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Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

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Neil Baird Neil Baird, Director Macomb Writing Center

Assistant Professor
Director, University Writing Center
Writing Studies
Ph.D. in English | University of Nevada, Reno


OFFICE : Simpkins Hall 326


Dr. Neil Baird is associate professor of English at Western Illinois University. His research considers writing transfer, how writers adapt writing-related knowledge across contexts, for a number of identities and spaces, including student-athletes and writing centers, and has been published in College Composition and Communication, Enculturation, and several edited collections. Dr. Baird teaches professional writing courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and directs the University Writing Center.