Doctor of Laws, University Barcelona, 1975. Master of Arts in Spanish Literature, Indiana University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1991.
Associate instructor department Spanish and Portuguese Indiana University, 1982-1989. Lecturer department classical and modern languages University Louisville, 1989-1990, visiting assistant professor, 1990-1993. Assistant professor, coordinator Spanish program division humanities Indiana University Southeast, since 1993.
Attorney, Barcelona, 1975-1982.
Member Modern Language Association, Association Doctores y Licenciados españoles en los Estados Unidos.
Married Jesus Garcia-Varela, July 20, 1980. Children: Nuria, Susana.