Carina Aahren

Lecturer in Swedish

Director of the Swedish Language Program

437 Williams Hall
In office Thursdays 2:30 - 3:15 pm, or by appointment via Zoom.

Carina Aahren is a Swedish language lecturer and Director of the Swedish Language Program. In 2018-19 she teaches Intermediate Swedish, SCND103 and SCND104. Carina has a professional background in visual communication and project coordination, as well as in instructional design and human resource development and training. She also teaches Swedish language evening classes and serves on the Board of Governors at the American Swedish Historical Museum in South Philadelphia.

Carina is very interested in creating connections within the Scandinavian community in the Greater Philadelphia region, as well as in being a resource for Penn students interested in studying or working in Sweden.

Carina studied sociology, behavioral sciences, and international project coordination at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and fine arts and communication at Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA.


Courses Taught

Fall 2018: SCND 103 Intermediate Swedish I

Spring 2019: SCND 104 Intermediate Swedish II