Former lecturer in Anthropological Linguistics at University of Zulia (Venezuela), with research experience in communication studies, linguistics and social anthropology. She obtained a MA in Linguistics and Language Teaching from the same university in 2015. In her master's research, she discusses an actantial-based approach for the study of semantic roles in Spanish.
Before researching on Hispanic linguistics, she graduated summa cum laude in Journalism (2005) and obtained a teaching fellowship at University of Zulia (2008), where she was later promoted to lecturer (profesora agregada). She also holds a MA in Communication Sciences and a MA in Social & Cultural Anthropology (2011, 2013), with a research output on argumentative discourse and strategies of persuasion in mass media, digital development and religious practices in South American societies.
Since January 2017, she works as teaching assistant of Spanish (chargée de cours) at Université de Montréal. She also collaborates in the project Corpus oral de la lengua española en Montreal (COLEM), under the supervision of Prof. Dr Enrique Pato.
Her current scholar interests focus on Spanish grammar, dialectology and sociolinguistics subjects. Her PhD thesis deals with the geographic distribution of verbal constructions with possesive pronouns ('piensa mío' vs. 'piensa de mí').