Cynthia Palmer

Rikki Palmer

Associate Professor - Spanish

Office: Kauke 207
Phone: 330-263-2405


  • B.S., Northern Arizona University 1987
  • M.A., Arizona 1993
  • Ph.D., Arizona 2000

Courses Taught

  • SPAN 201: Int. Span/Grammar, Conv. & Comp. I
  • SPAN 213: US Latino Lit. & Cult. (in English)
  • SPAN 309: Trends in Spanish American Lit.

Awards and Professional Memberships

  • Modern Language Association
  • Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina
  • Latin American Studies Association


  • Palmer has presented papers at several conferences, and published articles on Latin American and U.S. Latino literature in academic journals.


Palmer serves as the faculty liaison to La Casa Hispánica, a member of the Spanish suite in Luce Hall.