Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Bruce Erickson PhD

Director of Programs in Professional Writing

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Contact Information

  • Address: 208 English Building, MC 718, 608 S Wright St, Urbana, IL 61801
  • Telephone: 217-333-4951
  • Email: baerick2@illinois.edu

Teaching Interests

Writing (as a verb)

Research Interests

Conceptions of writing; writing in business and government; how teachers/students articulate what writing is, how it is done, who is involved, and why they are involved

Selected Publications

Encyclopedia Entries

  • Erickson, Bruce A. "Jackson, Helen Hunt." The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and Poetry. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005.
  • Erickson, Bruce A. "Key, Francis Scott." The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and Poetry. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005.
  • "Lincoln, Abraham." The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and Poetry. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005.