Assistant Instructor, Sea Grant
Research & Extension Interests:
Assistant Professor, English
Pauline Felicia Baird is a native of Guyana. She is a recent graduate of Bowling Green State University (Ph.D. Rhetoric and Writing Program).
For her dissertation project— “Towards a Cultural Rhetorics Approach to Caribbean Rhetoric: African Guyanese Women from the Village of Buxton Transforming Oral History”—she engaged in a long-term study of African Guyanese women from her village. Her research interests include Caribbean Rhetoric, African Diaspora women’s story-making practices, cultural rhetorics, oral history, archival research, multi-modal composition, and writing studies.
She is a Scholars for the Dream (2014) awardee. This research award was granted by the Conference on College Communication and Composition.
Her passions include teaching and travelling. Over the course of her life, she has managed to combine the two and has taught and lived in Trinidad and Tobago, the United States of America, Palau, and Japan before coming to the University of Guam.