Marlys Admiraal

Marlys Admiraal


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


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 Covell Elementary School as part of the KidsHopeUSA program.

Favorite Books

A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines

Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor

Writing Relationships by Lad Tobin


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Academic interests

Issues in written rhetoric, pedagogy for the teaching of writing


~ Teaching Excellence Award for Affiliated and Adjunct Faculty in 2015

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