Scott James Baird, PhD

Name: Scott James Baird, PhD

Title: English Language Educator, Professor Emeritus

Company: Trinity University

Location: San Antonio, Texas, United States


  • Alama Area Council Government, San Antonio, TX (member, Cemetery Conservation, 1994-1999)
  • American Culture Association
  • American Dialect Society (Chair, Non-English, 1969-2006) (Regional Secretary, 1981-1989)
  • American Name Society
  • Association for Gravestone Studies (AGS)
  • Bexar County Historical Commission (Associate Member, Chair, Cemetery Committee)
  • Education Testing Service, Consultant
  • Good Samaritan Center, San Antonio, TX (Board of Directors, 1977-1985)
  • Linguistic Society of America
  • San Antonio RoadRunners (SARR), San Antonio (officer)
  • Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (Now TESOL International Association)
  • Texas Folklife Festival, San Antonio, TX (family name booth, 1985-2008)
  • Tokyo Woman’s Christian University, Tokyo, Japan (Board of Directors, 1970-1974)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Inductee, Top Professional of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Equipment Grantee, Educational Training, Incorporated (1992)
  • Writing Program Grantee, National Endowment of the Humanities (1984-1985)
  • Research Grantee, The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (1982)

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