• Ph.D  in Spanish Linguistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2010
  • M.A in Spanish Linguistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003
  • BA in Hispanic Philology, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, 1992-1997
  • BA in Italian Philology, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, 1992-1997

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics, Modern Languages Department, Western Oregon University, 2015

  • Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics, Modern Languages Department, Western Oregon University, 2011-2015

  • Project Assistant, Real Academia de la Lengua / CSIC, New Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Language, Madrid (Spain), 2010-2011

  • Project Assistant, Spanish High Council for Scientific Research, Institute of Languages and Cultures of the Mediterranean and the Near East, Madrid (Spain), 2009

  • Assistant Professor, Fundación Ortega y Gasset, Centro de Estudios Orteguianos, Madrid (Spain), 2007-2008

  • Lecturer of Spanish, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Spring 2006

  • Teaching Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000-2005

  • Teaching Assistant of Spanish and Italian, Bryanston School, Dorset, UK, 1999

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish and Spanish Literature, Cursos Internacionales de la Universidad de Salamanca, 1997-1999

Research Experience

  • Researcher, Fundación Ortega y Gasset, Madrid (Spain), 2012-2014

  • Project Assistant, “Standardization of Castilian in Spain, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002-2004

  • Project Assistant, Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Corpus of Hispanic Chivalric Romances, 2003-2004

  • Project Assistant, Hispanic Society of America, New York, 2000

  • Project Assistant, Royal Academy of the Spanish Language, CORDE database, 1999-2000

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer of Revista de Estudios Orteguianos
  • Reviewer of EPOS, Facultad de Filologia de la UNED (Universidad Nacional de la Educación a Distancia)
  • Associate Editor of Revista de Estudios Orteguianos, 2007- 2011
  • Exhibition “Letters from the Mediterranean: Jews of al-Andalus in the Cambridge Genizah Collections”, co-organizer with M. A. Gallego (Spanish High Council for Scientific Research) and University of Cambridge, 2010

Professional Affiliations

  • Asociación de Historia de la Lengua Española (AHLE)

  • Modern Language Association (MLA)

  • Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

  • Forum of European Expansion and Global Interaction (FEEGI)