Ashlee Balena, Ph.D.

BalenaFull-time Senior Lecturer, Spanish
Office: Leutze Hall 280
Tel: (910) 962-2175
FAX: (910) 962-7712
E-mail: balenaa

B. A., University of North Carolina- Wilmington
M. A., in Secondary Education, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa
M. A., in Spanish, University of North Carolina - Greensboro
Ph.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Ashlee Balena is the Lower-Division Spanish Coordinator and instructor of beginning, intermediate and conversation Spanish classes. This former Seahawk offers online courses each semester and provides online training for other language instructors. Dr. Balena plays a vital role in the promotion and implementation of UNC-Wilmington study abroad programs. She has taken students to Ecuador, Spain and soon to Argentina.