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  Ph.D.,  Spanish American Literature and Culture, Indiana University, 2001

  M.A.,   Spanish Literature, Universidad de Navarra, 1992     

  Architect, Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, 1990



  2009 Oxford/ Berkeley program at Merton College

  1989 First Certificate in English Cambridge University, UK


  Associate Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, Sweet Briar College, 2012

  Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, Sweet Briar College, 2007-2012

  Assistant Professor of Romance Languages, Washington and Lee University, 2004-2007

  Senior Lecturer of Spanish, Ohio State University, 2003-2004       

  Adjunct Assistant Professor, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Fall 2002

  Associate Instructor of Spanish, Indiana University, 1994-1997 


  Teaching and Research Interests

  Spanish American Poetry and Essay

  Contemporary Spanish American Literature and Culture

  Southern Cone Studies (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay)

  Brazilian Poetry (concretista, modernista, experimental)

  Paraguayan socio-cultural image throughout history, Paraguayan women writers, bilingual poetry

  Crossing the borders, poesía de las minorías, U.S. Hispanic Studies (Latina, Chicana, Nuyoricana)



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