Bachelor, Duesto University, Spain, 1987. Master of Arts, University Southern California, 1989. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1990.
Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1994.
Teaching assistant Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1992-1995. Assistant professor Spanish language Syracuse (New York ) University, 1995-1996, Columbia University, New York City, since 1996. Conference session organizer, Madrid, 1995, Barnard College, New York City, 1995.
Member Modern Language Association (nominee New York State delegate), Sigma Delta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi.