Current interests: second language acquisition of vocabulary; curricular implications of low, mid and high stakes activities to understand writing in a second language; development of intercultural competence, assessment.
Current Appointments & Affiliations
Professor of the Practice of Romance Studies · 2014 - Present Romance Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Director of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies · 2023 - Present Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Office of Global Affairs
Education, Training & Certifications
University of Southern California · 1996 Ph.D.
State University of New York, Stony Brook · 1990 M.A.