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Elizabeth Bir

Dr. Elizabeth Bir

Dr. Elizabeth Bir
Assistant Professor

Office:  Helen T. Chick Building 219
Phone:  (910) 672-1824
Fax:     (910) 672-1846


Ph.D. in English, Concentration in Rhetoric and Composition, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, 2007. Dissertation: Teaching Matters:  Pedagogical Ideologies and Success in the Basic Writing Classroom.

M.A. in English, Concentration in Rhetoric and Composition, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 1998.

B.A. in American Studies and History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 1993.



"Evaluating Sources Activity for First-Year Composition."   Syllabus 2.1 (2013).  Web. 

"African American Male First Year Writing."  Syllabus 2.1 (2013).  Web.

"Academic Confidence and Summer Bridge Learning Communities."  Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory and Practice 13.2 (2011):  519-548.  Co-authored with David Allen. 

"CHEER:  A Summer Bridge to Increased Retention." Successful Models for Effectively Retaining and Graduating Students.   New York:  Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Inc., 2009. 

Rev. of Language Diversity in the Classroom: From Intention to Practice. Issues in Writing 15.2 (Spring 2005): 221-226. Print.

"Stop Shouting!" Lore:  An E-Journal for Teachers of Writing (Summer 2004).  Web.

"Training Tutors to Recognize Dialectical Difference"  Writing Lab Newsletter 27.9 (May 2003):  4-5.  Print.  Co-authored with Carmen Christopher.


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