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David Beard

Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Scientific and Technical Communication

Graduate Faculty in English, UMD

Graduate Faculty in Literacy and Rhetorical Studies, UMTC

Department of Writing Studies, University of Minnesota -- Duluth

Humanities 420, UMD, Duluth, MN 55812

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