I am a faculty member in Modern Languages at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and in the University of Nebraska Graduate College. My research and teaching interests include the Caribbean, the Southern Cone, the U.S. Southwest, critical theory, and second-language teacher education.

Academic Appointments

2017–present. Associate Professor. University of Nebraska–Kearney.

2013–2017. Assistant Professor. University of Nebraska–Kearney.

2012–2013. Visiting Assistant Professor. Monmouth College.


Ph.D. – University of California, Davis. Spanish and Critical Theory.

M.A.T. – Northern Arizona University. Spanish.

B.A. – Arizona State University. Spanish.