Born in Barcelona. Attended the University of Barcelona and majored in English Philology. Awarded an exchange scholarship to come to the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1987. Completed my MA in Teaching of English as a Second Language and a PhD in Education: Second Language Teaching and Learning in 1994 from UIUC. Employed by Illinois State University since 1997.
305Current Topics In Hispanic Civilization & Culture