Renoir Gaither

Library Assistant III, Plant Pathology Library

Libraries Research & Learning - Plant Pathology Library; 395 Borlag Hall

I have been a library assistant at the Plant Pathology Library since April 2013. My primary roles are to provide general reference services to patrons at both the Plant Pathology Library and Magrath Library information desks on the St. Paul campus, collection management, and communications/design work.


B.A. English, Indiana University

M.I.L.S., Library Science, University of Michigan

M.A. English, Eastern Michigan University

Selected Presentations & Publications

Gaither, Renoir W., “Multiracial Families.” Multiracial America: A Resource Guide on the History and Literature of Interracial Issues. Ed. Karen Downing. Scarecrow Press, 2005: 105-117.

Gaither, Renoir W. “The Moment of Revision: A Reappraisal of Wallace Thurman’s Aesthetics in The Blacker the Berry and Infants of the Spring.” CLA Journal 37 (1993): 81-93.

Gaither, Renoir. Rev. of If Tabloids Are True What Are You?, by Matthea Harvey. Winter 2015.

Gaither, Renoir. Rev. of Uncle Anton's Atomic Bomb, by Ian Woollen. Oct. 2014.