Faculty Profile

Nicole Ballenger

Nicole Ballenger

Chair, Law, Policy and Political Science Programs

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences


Assistant Professor

J.D., Widener University, Delaware School of Law

B.A., Elizabethtown College


Nicole Ballenger is an Assistant Professor and Faculty Chair for the Law, Policy and Political Science programs at Wilmington University. Nicole has worked in education at an administrative level, as a program director, as well as providing excellence in teaching for more than fifteen years. She has received the Outstanding Faculty of the Year award on five occasions. Prior to her transition into education, Nicole worked as a paralegal and as an attorney in private practice with an emphasis on civil litigation.

Nicole is a member of AAFPE (American Association for Paralegal Educators) and has served as a volunteer site visitor for the Standing Committee for Paralegal Education with the American Bar Association. She earned her (Juris Doctor) J.D. in 2001 from Widener University, Delaware Law School, where she was a member of Phi Delta Phi (Legal Honor Society), and her (Bachelor of Arts) B.A. in 1992 from Elizabethtown College. She is admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States Supreme Court.