§ PhD, Spanish Linguistics. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 2005. Advisor: José Ignacio Hualde. Committee: Anna María Escobar, Jennifer Cole, Zsuzsanna Fagyal, Chilin Shih
§ MA, Spanish Linguistics. The Pennsylvania State University. 1998.
§ AB, Spanish. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 1994
§ BS, Chemistry. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 1994
§ SLATE Program. Completed coursework requirements for Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education Program, UIUC.
§ Andean Linguistics MA Program. Completed the two-cycle series of Andean Linguistics courses that constitute a sub-area of concentration in the Social Sciences Master’s Program offered at the Colegio Andino in Cusco, Peru.
RESEARCH AND STUDY ABROAD
§ Affiliated investigator. Fundación Amazónica Cotococha. Venecia, Provincia de Napo, Ecuador. Research conducted in affiliation with the “Andes and Amazonian Field School” interdisciplinary study abroad program jointly sponsored by the Arizona State University and the University of Pittsburgh. 2007, 2009 (Summers).
§ Associated investigator. Centro Bartolomé de las Casas: Cusco, Peru. 2002 (Summer)
§ Continuing Quechua. Cornell University: Cochabamba, Bolivia. 2001 (Summer)
§ Advanced Quechua. University of Michigan: Cusco, Peru. 1999 (Summer) at CBC, now at Centro Tinku
§ Beginning and intermediate Quechua. Centro Bartolomé de las Casas: Cusco, Peru. 1997-98 (Summers)
§ Spanish language. Rollins College: Madrid, Spain. 1992 (Summer)
§ Spanish linguistics. Universidad de Valladolid: Valladolid, Spain. 1998-99
§ Andean linguistics. Colegio Andino: Cusco, Peru. 1997-98 (Summers)