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Faculty: Cynthia Slagter

Cynthia SlagterCynthia Slagter, Associate Professor

(616) 526-6426
Office: Hiemenga 419B

Educational background

BA Calvin College 1985
MA New York University 1990
PhD Indiana University 2001

Academic interests

Contemporary literature of Spain; cinema of Spain; Camino de Santiago, Language Acquisition and immersion.

Recent activities


Hiking, reading fiction, watching movies, cooking (and eating!), playing with my dog.

Spanish-speaking countries visited

Spain, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, Honduras, Argentina, Chile.

Additional information

  • Working as the Faculty Fellow in Admission 2013-2014.
  • Volunteer as writing tutor for GED through the Hispanic Center of West Michigan.