Centre College Faculty

Genny Ballard

Genny Ballard

• Associate Professor of Spanish

Phone: 859-238-5244
E-mail: genny.ballard@centre.edu
Office: Crounse Hall—414

Web stories:
www.centre.edu/web/news/2005/spanlit05.html
www.centre.edu/web/news/2005/bigapple05.html

Genny Ballard joined the faculty in 2004. She is an associate professor of Spanish and was named a Centre Scholar in 2011.

Ballard specializes in Latin American literature and culture. She has published articles about Hispanic children's literature. She has also given many presentations on culture and politics in Latin American literature. Ballard served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Costa Rica from 1992-94. She continues community service in Danville through Centre's community outreach center, Centro Latino.

Ballard received her B.A. in government from Centre College in 1991. She received her M.A.T. from the University of Louisville and a Ph.D. in Spanish Literature from the University of Kentucky, where she taught from 1995-2004.

File last updated: 8/5/13