David W. Bird


Professional Overview: 

David W. Bird has been Professor of Spanish at Saint Mary’s since 2006, and joined the Integral Program as Tutor in 2017. He specializes as a scholar in the literature and intellectual history of Spain in the 19th and 20th centuries, and teaches a broad range of courses in Spanish, January Term and Collegiate Seminar. In Integral, Tutor Bird’s particular delights are the discovery of Attic Greek in First-Year Language and the sublime challenge and rewards of reading Kant in Junior Seminar. Outside of teaching and scholarship, he serves as a live-in butler to two large dogs. 

School of Liberal Arts » Integral Program
School of Liberal Arts » World Languages and Cultures
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Contact Information: 

Dante 331

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Phone: 925 631-8102
Email: dwb1@stmarys-ca.edu

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