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Karen Coachman

Senior Lecturer

Department of World Languages and Cultures

Language and Computer Labs 206


Since earning my M.A. degree from NCSU in 2008, I have taught beginning and intermediate level courses in Spanish and Portuguese. I am a lifelong language learner and I enjoy expanding my knowledge about other languages and L2 instructional methods.

I served as the Spanish Club faculty adviser from 2010-2021. I currently serve as Co-Director of the Spain: Language & Culture in Valencia summer study abroad program.

In 2022 I became the Portuguese section coordinator and minor advisor for the department.

Office Hours

T/TH 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.



B.A. Spanish and Studio Art Wake Forest University 1999

M.A. Spanish North Carolina State University 2008