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Faculty: Linda Naranjo-Huebl

Linda Naranjo-HueblLinda Naranjo-Huebl, Associate Professor, English

Office: CFAC 271 (directions)


Academic Background

Professor Naranjo-Huebl received her bacholor of arts with summa cum laude distinction from the University of Colorado at Denver in 1992. She went on to study at the University of Colorado at Boulder, receiving her masters of arts in literature in English in 1994 and her PhD in American literature in 2001. After completing her doctoral work, she joined the faculty in the Calvin College English department.

Research Interests/Areas of Specialization

  • American ethnic literature (African American, Latino, Native American, Asian American)
  • American literature
  • Women’s literature
  • Sentimentalism
  • Psychological and psychoanalytic theory
  • Feminist theory

Recent Activities

Professor Naranjo-Huebl is heavily involved in shaping conversations about gender and multiculturalism on campus. The second edition of her book, Prolife Feminism: Yesterday and Today (co-authored with Mary Krane Derr and Rachel MacNair) was published in 2006 by Xlibris.


  • Music (vocals, guitar, piano, hand percussion)
  • Art appreciation/collecting 

Favorite Books

  • Face of an Angel by Denise Chávez, 
  • Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
  • The Hidden Hand by E.D.E.N. Southworth

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