Postdoctoral Fellowship (2011-2012), University of Calgary, Canada.

Postdoctoral Fellowship (2009-2011), ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism, Bangor University, Wales.

PhD in Spanish Linguistics (2008), University of Ottawa, Canada. Specialization in Language Acquisition. Dissertation: The Primary and Non-primary Acquisition of the Mass-Count Distinction in English and Spanish. Supervisor: Professor Juana Liceras.

MA Hispanic Studies (2003), The University of Western Ontario, Canada. Thesis: La Variación en el Uso del Presente Perfecto en España, basada en el Atlas Lingüístico de la Península Ibérica (Variation in the Use of the Present Perfect in Spain, based on the Linguistic Atlas of the Iberian Peninsula). Supervisor: Professor Jeff Tennant.

BA European Studies (2000), with a specialization in Culture and Civilizations, Spanish and Italian. University of Guelph, Canada. 4th year abroad at La Universidad de La Rioja, Spain.