• PhD, Latin American Literature, University of Pittsburgh, 2000
  • Doctoral Certificate in Cultural Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 2001
  • MA, Latin American Literature, University of Pittsburgh, 1996
  • Certificate in Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 1999
  • BA, Universidad Central de Venezuela, 1994

    Professional Experience

  • College Master, Rice University, 2009-2015
  • Associate Professor, Rice University, 2008-present
  • Director of Caribbean & Latin American Studies, Florida Atlantic University, 2005-2008
  • Head of Comparative Literature, Florida Atlantic University, 2005-2007
  • Associate Professor, Florida Atlantic University, 2006-2008
  • Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University, 2003-2006
  • Profesor Agregado, Universidad. Simón Bolívar, Venezuela, 2002-2003
  • Profesor Asociado, Universidad Simón Bolívar, Venezuela, 2000-2002
  • Teaching Fellow, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, 1997-1999
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, 1995-1997