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Professor Daniel Woolsey
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Course Links

121. Spanish I

222. Spanish IV


  • BA, Wheaton College, 1996
  • MA, Wheaton College, 1998
  • Ph.D., Indiana University, 2006

Brief Biography

Professor Daniel Woolsey was raised and educated abroad in Santiago, Chile. At the age of four, his parents became missionaries in Chile, where they lived for over 25 years. After finishing high-school, he attended Wheaton College, IL, where he majored in French, minored in Bible and participated in Workout, the college’s theater company. After spending the summer of 1996 in France, he completed an M.A. in Educational Ministries at Wheaton, interning at Honey Rock Camp in Wisconsin and leading low-impact wilderness backpacking trips both in Wisconsin and later in Chile. Professor Woolsey taught Spanish at Wheaton as an adjunct instructor from 1998-2000, and then at Seattle Pacific University for one additional year. In the summer of 2001, he packed his bags and traveled to Bloomington, Indiana, where he would complete his Ph.D. degree, specializing in foreign language education and second language acquisition. Professor Woolsey began teaching at Hope College in 2005. In addition to his love for languages and teaching, he’s a soccer fanatic, enjoys spending time with his wife and two children (and dog), and in general loves sports and the outdoors.

Contact Information

Professor Daniel Woolsey e-mail:woolsey@hope.edu