Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
B.A. in Spanish & Political Science from UC Davis
M.A. in Spanish Literature from the New York University in Spain Program.
Ph.D. in Hispanic Languages & Literatures from UC Berkeley.
Academic interests: Spanish language instruction, Modern Latin American novel and short story, Latin-American avant-garde, women writers, gender representation in literature and film, cultural studies, instructional technology, translation.
El quiebre de los dogmas: debate feminista, transgresión y duelo en textos de Gioconda Belli, Diamela Eltit y Cristina Peri Rossi. Editorial Isla Negra. San Juan / Santo Domingo, 2017.