Donna LeGrand

Job Titles

  • Associate Professor of Spanish Education
    Languages and Cultures College of Arts and Sciences
    Education, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Spanish Education
    Teaching (M.A.), Graduate School

Highlight

LeGrand developed and directs Bethel's Spain Term and oversees the Languages and Cultures education program at Bethel. Her interests include teaching all levels of Spanish, teaching about and applying theories of second language acquisition, and researching 16th and 17th century literature from Spain and Latin America. LeGrand is on the board of the Minnesota Council of Teaching Languages and Cultures and has been president of the Minnesota chapter of the Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.

Started at Bethel

1999

Education

  • Concordia College-Moorhead - B.A. in Education, Spanish, International Relations, 1978
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison - M.A. in Spanish, 1988
  • University of Minnesota - Ph.D. in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Linguistics, 2000

Teaching specialty

LeGrand developed and directs Bethel's Spain Term and works with the Languages and Cultures education program at Bethel. Her interests include teaching all levels of Spanish, teaching about and applying theories of second language acquisition, and researching reading in a second language. LeGrand is on the executive board of the Minnesota Council of Teaching Languages and Cultures and has been president of the Minnesota chapter of the Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.