B.A. in Spanish and French, Wesleyan College
M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish Literature, University of Kentucky
Teaching interests: 19th- and 20th-century peninsular literature; culture and civilization of Spain; peninsular film
Professor Lee teaches all levels of Spanish language and composition, as well as peninsular literature, culture, and film. Her research interests include contemporary Spanish narrative, film and women writers of the post-Civil War period; she has made conference presentations and published a series of scholarly articles on these topics. Other areas of interest include learning disabilities in foreign languages and foreign language education. Dr. Lee is faculty advisor of Truman's award-winning chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society. She currently serves as the National President of the society. In her "free" time, she enjoys opportunities for study and travel in Latin America and Europe, citing as her passion the exploration of ruins and historic homes of all periods and adventure-seeking with her family. She also enjoys dance, both classical and modern.