Kelley Melvin

Lecturer and Spanish Coordinator

Office: Manheim Hall, 303B
Ph: 816-235-5856, ext 2


Kelley Melvin is the coordinator for Spanish 110 classes. She has taught at UMKC since 2011.  Kelley specializes in teaching online and face-to-face Spanish courses and has also worked closely with the History Department teaching an interdisciplinary online course with Dr. Viviana Grieco.


M.A. in Romance Languages and Literatures, Spanish Emphasis, University of Missouri-Kansas City


She has worked on the design team that created the online Spanish 110, 120, and 211 courses, with Spanish 211 recognized as UMKC Online Course of the Year in 2014. With a grant awarded in 2017, Kelley worked on further improvements to the online language sequence.