PhD in Spanish Linguistics with Second Language Acquisition emphasis, University of California, Davis
M.A. in Spanish Linguistics, University of California, Davis
Law Degree with emphasis in public law, University of Seville, Seville, Spain
Teaching and research interests: Language for Specific Purposes, Spanish for heritage speakers, Second Language Acquisition, Translation and Interpretation Studies and Technology as a teaching tool. His primary research goals are directed towards Language and the Law with a focus in "Legal Spanish".