College / Department


PhD, Linguistics, Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile
MA, Masters in Education, Universidad de Las Condes, Chile
GD, Secondary Language Arts, English, Bethel College, United States
BA, Communication Arts, Bethel College, United States

Professional experience

Professor of TESOL at University of Northern Iowa, United States(2002 - 2018)
Professor of English as a Foreign Language at Universidad de Atacama, Chile(1990 - 2001)


Treasurer and Founding Member of the International Association of Psychology of Language Learning, 2016 - present
American Association of Applied Linguistics, 2012 - present
International Association of Language and Social Psychology, 2012 - 2016
TESOL International, 2010 - 2016
International Society of Applied Psycholinguistics, 1998 - 2005
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