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Professor of Journalism

Year Joined RCNJ: 2001

Contact Information


  • B.A., Hunter College
  • M.S., Long Island University
  • Professional Diploma, Long Island University
  • M.S., Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Courses Offered:

Awards and Special Recognition:

  • Recipient of the Henry Bischoff Teaching Excellence Award.
  • Named one of 50 outstanding Latina educators by El Diario-La Prensa, New York City.

Recent Scholarly and Professional Accomplishments:

  • “Santurce Pop: renovación caribeña,” El Sentinel, Sur de la Florida, August. 3, 2016.
  • “The New South’s Spanish Language Press Upholds Legacy of El Misisipi [sic,]” paper presented Latino Media and Marketing Conference, Florida State University, Feb. 21, 2015.
  • “Disruption in the Classroom: How changes in journalism can inform K-12 instruction,” presentation, University of Malaga, April 24, 2014.
  • “Youthful immigrant artists reveal their two faces,” Hispanic Link, May, 27, 2014.
  • “A superhero for kids with deported parents,” Hispanic Link. May 27. 2014.
  • “Case Study: Periódico Nosotros, a Catalyst for Empowering Latino Immigrants in a South Jersey Town,” Journal of Spanish Language Media, Vol. 4, 2011, University of North Texas.
  • Fulbright Senior Specialist, Phoenix Communication College at Soochow University, Suzhou, China, December, 2009.
  • “Desde Puerto Rico: Una nueva idea para una industria que la necesita,” (A new idea for an industry that needs one), Hispanic Link, July 16, 2009.
  • “College students and their families feel the crunch,” Editorial, The Herald News, Dec. 14, 2008.
  • “A Rising Tide of Young Voters,” Op-Ed, The Herald News, Aug. 24, 2008.
  • “Wanted: Spanish language bilingual journalists,” HISPANIC OUTLOOK IN HIGHER EDUCATION, March, 2006. “Convergence at a small college,” INSIGHTS, the journal of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication, Winter 2005.
  • “Generation Y Latinos: A Surging Market,” HISPANIC OUTLOOK IN HIGHER EDUCATION, February 2004.
  • “Why Gen Y: Newspapers have three years to get it right,” Media Management Center, Northwestern University, October 2002.
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