Professor Stephanie Blankenship

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Stephanie Blankenship

slblankenship@liberty.edu
(434) 592-4344

Biography

Mrs. Blankenship began her Spanish studies at Marshall University.  During her time at Marshall, she studied abroad in Madrid, Spain.  Upon completion of both her B.A. and M.A., she moved to Lynchburg, VA to begin her teaching career.  Before coming to Liberty in 2006, Mrs. Blankenship taught Spanish at various levels from middle school to college.  Since beginning at Liberty, she has taught both lower and upper division Spanish courses and now serves as an Assistant Professor of Spanish.

Degrees

Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Liberty University (in progress)
M.A., Spanish /Education, Marshall University
B.A., Spanish w/ Teaching Licensure, Marshall University

Courses Taught

  • Spanish 101: Elementary Spanish I
  • Spanish 102: Elementary Spanish II
  • Spanish 202: Intermediate Spanish I
  • Spanish 301: Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition
  • Spanish 321: Modern Spanish Literature
  • Spanish 305: Civilization and Culture of Spain

Scholarly Interests/Current Research

Second Language Acquisition
History and Culture of Spain
Spanish Grammar
Online vs. Traditional Learning Formats

Institutional/Community/Christian Service

Modern Languages Committee (Fall 2006-Present)
Assessment Coordinator & Chair of Assessment Committee (Fall 2013-Present)
Conversational Spanish Subject Matter Expert for Liberty University Online (2011-2012)
Secretary for Modern Language Committee (Fall 2006-Spring 2013)
Parent Volunteer Coordinator
Member of Children's Ministry Team