2016:  M.A., Global & Sociocultural Studies Florida International University (FIU)

Completed all coursework for Ph.D.  in Global & Sociocultural Studies and for a graduate certificate in Latin American & Caribbean Studies; completed all classes but one for a graduate certificate in African & African Diaspora studies

2010:  M.S., Clinical Mental Health Counseling Southern Adventist University (SAU)

Thesis: Defining Perceptions of Immigrants and Immigration: Personal Values, Contact, and Demographics.

Committee:     J. Wesley Taylor (Chair), Carlos Parra, Risper Awour, Colleen Mitchell

2007:  B.A., Spanish, Southern Adventist University (SAU)

 Minor:             Psychology

2005:  Certificate, Advanced Spanish, Universidad Adventista del Plata (UAP)