Robert Bird

Robert Bird

English Faculty Member


Robert Bird is a faculty member in the English Department at Brigham Young University-Idaho, where, since 1992, he has taught courses in American literature, Shakespeare, literary theory, and philosophy.

 He earned a Doctor of Arts degree in English from Idaho State University, a master’s degree from the University of Utah, and a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University.  

 At BYU-I, Robert has served as the president of the Faculty Association and as the chair of the university forum committee. He is married to Rebecca Herron, and they have five children, two grandchildren, and another grandchild on the way.

Spiritual Preparation

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Can you describe a time in which you searched for truth? Please tell us about the process you followed to find that truth, and how knowing that truth improved your life?