Dr. Megan Jeanette Myers

Dr. Myers is an Associate Professor of Spanish at Iowa State University. She is the Director of the Languages and Cultures for Professions Program and a Faculty Affiliate in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT). Megan is the author of a book of literary criticism titled Mapping Hispaniola: Third Space in Dominican and Haitian Literature and she is the co-editor of an anthology titled The Border of Lights Reader: Bearing Witness to Genocide in the Dominican Republic. Myers has lived abroad in countries including Uruguay, Ecuador, and the Dominican Republic. She spends summers with her family in the Dominican Republic where she has co-directed an Iowa State University Global Seminar. In 2022, she was a Fulbright Fellow in the Dominican Republic. In her spare time, Myers enjoys spending time with her young children, training for marathons, and riding her horse, Jaquinta.