Cynthia Clark joined the Department of Linguistics in 2007 as the Graduate Program Assistant. She is proud to have happily shepherded a few hundred graduate students through both MA and Ph.D. programs. Cynthia is an alum of the University of Colorado having earned a BA in Economics and a JD from the University of Colorado School of Law. She is a 4th generation Colorado native and resides on a farm near Hygiene Colorado. Cynthia practices yoga, loves to walk and hike, and tends to a small vegetable garden. She is the author of and has published two romance/suspense novels and an illustrated children's book, with additional works in progress.