NEEL, Jasper. American, b. 1946. Genres: Education, Writing/Journalism. Career: Baylor University, Waco, TX, assistant professor of English, 1975- 79; Modern Language Association of America, NYC, director of English programs, 1979-84; Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, associate professor of English, 1984-89; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, professor of English, 1990-. Publications: Options for the Teaching of English: Freshman Composition, 1978; Plato, Derrida and Writing, 1988; Aristotle's Voice: Rhetoric, Theory and Writing in America, 1994. Address: Department of English, Box 1654B, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37205, U.S.A.