Gerard Fondse, Assistant Professor, English
Office: CFAC 272
Weekly Schedule (Portal login required)
Professor Fondse received his bachelor of arts from Calvin College in 1969. He went on to earn his MA from Michigan State University in 1978.
Academic Interests/Fields of Specialization
Rhetoric in cross-cultural settings (access to rhetorical discourse by disadvantaged demographics), Christian community development as part of the Sun Valley CARE Development organization in California, the literature (fiction and non-fiction) of Central California
Professor Fondse serves as a mentor with the Calvin College Mentoring Program. He is also highly involved in academically-based service learning at Calvin. Beyond Calvin, he serves as a member of the board of trustees of the Sun Valley CARE Development, Inc.
Reading, fishing, grandchildren
Walden by Henry David Thoreau, The Brothers K by David James Duncan, Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott