2016. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO. Ph.D. in Communication, Department of Communication. Dissertation: Democracy, Television, and the Mediatization of Chilean Politics: How the Medium Became the Message in Post-Pinochet Chile. Co-Chairs: Michael Cole and Daniel C. Hallin. Committee: Jaime Concha, Luis Martin-Cabrera, Nancy Postero, and Natalia Roudakova. Conferred 12/10/2016.
2009. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO. M.A. in Latin American Studies, Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies (CILAS). Thesis: Democracy & the Political Ascendancy of Broadcast Television in Latin America: 1950 through 1970. Chair: Daniel C. Hallin. Committee: Misha Kokotovic, and Elana Zilberg.
2000. SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY. TEACHING CREDENTIALS, Department of Policy Studies in Language and Cross Cultural Education. Awarded two bilingual (BCLAD) credentials: a Single Subject (k-12) in Social Science with a Language Arts Supplemental, and a Multiple Subject (k-8).