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Dr. Myriam Borges Thompson
A native Spanish-speaker from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Myriam Borges Thompson received her B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Spanish literature from the University of Puerto Rico. An experienced classroom teacher, she has taught Spanish in elementary school through high school and college. She is a co-author of the Caesar’s English texts and is the translator/author of With the Eyes of a Woman and Ideal Love. She contributed articles to Our Gifted Children magazine, including “Identification of Gifted Hispanic Students” and “One Gifted Child, Three Environments.” She is co-author of the chapter “Reflections on Foreign Language Study for Highly Able Learners” in Developing Verbal Talent, published by the College of William and Mary (1996). She has spent the last decade researching the work of nineteenth-century Latin American women writers. She is a frequent presenter at conferences, including the Great Homeschool Convention conferences.