CSU, Northridge, B.A. in Spanish Language and Culture & B.S. in Anthropology
UC, Santa Barbara, M.A. in Spanish Literature
Awards and Recognitions
National Board Certified Teacher
A quote that inspires me
“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all” (Aristotle)
I enjoy hiking, cooking and watching foreign language films.
Who was your favorite teacher and why?
My professor, Dr. Cristina Rivera-Garza has been an inspiration to me because of her love and passion for literature. In her writings, she has the ability to blend historical facts and fiction to capture a reader’s mind and take it for a journey into an unexpected world.
I think all of my students should read…
El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de La Mancha (Cervantes), Cien aÃ±os de soledad (GarcÃa MÃ¡rquez) and the poetry of Federico GarcÃa Lorca.
What advice or words of wisdom would you offer to students?
TÃº eres la persona mÃ¡s importante de este mundo; quiÃ©rete mucho.
Who is/are your hero(es)?