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Faculty: Marlys Admiraal

Marlys AdmiraalMarlys Admiraal, Adjunct Professor, English

Office: CFAC 268 (directions)

Educational Background

Professor Admiraal received a bachelor of arts in English from Calvin College. She went on to earn her master of arts in English from the University of Michigan. She has been teaching Written Rhetoric in the Calvin College English department for over 20 years.

Academic Interests

Issues in written rhetoric, pedagogy for the teaching of writing

Recent Activities

Professor Admiraal is a member of the English 101 committee. She is also a grader of Advanced Placement English exams. She tutors children at Shawmut Hills Elementary School as part of the KidsHopeUSA program.


  • Church music
  • Travel
  • Photography

Favorite Books

  • A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines
  •  Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O’Connor
  •  Writing Relationships by Lad Tobin

Additional Information

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