Master of Science in Journalism, Graphic Arts track, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992 (Fulbright scholarship)
Licentiate, with honors, Communications & Graphic Design, Universidad de Lima, Perú, 1989.
Bachelor in Communications, Universidad de Lima, Peru, 1985.
Italian Diploma, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Lima, Peru, 1984
Classes: Visual Journalism, College Magazine Workshop, Introduction to Journalism.
Committees: Academic Integrity, Technology, Recruitment, Retention and Scholarship.
College-wide committees: Student Affairs, College Council department representative (Chair of the By-laws committee).
Search Committee: Cinematography position, Film and Video department.
Mentoring: Hispanic Journalists of Columbia HJC, Latino Alliance
Assistant Professor (tenured,) Graphic Arts
School of Communications, Universidad de Lima, Peru, 1988–1994
School of Communications, Universidad de Lima, Perú, 1984–1988
Assistant Professor, Visual Design
Other Teaching Experience
Graphic Arts Assistant, “Journalism & Visual Thinking,” Universidad de Lima, University of Cuzco and Fulbright Commission, Peru, 1989
Teaching Assistant, Graphic Arts, School of Communications, Universidad de Lima, Peru, 1984–1987
Corporate identity, advertisements, posters, flyers, informational graphics, newsletters, brochures, booklets, magazines, newspapers, and journals for national and international institutions
Freelance Writer (Spanish and English)
Creative Services Director
Design and Graphics Editor
Advertising Graphic Designer
Editor & Designer, Chicago News Fulbright Association Chicago Chapter newsletter, 2007.
Board member and Director of Communications and Media Relations, Fulbright Association Chicago Chapter, August 2008-continue
Committee chair, FOCO ’08, Columbia College Chicago, 2008.
Task force member, Human|Nature, Critical Encounters initiative, Columbia College Chicago, 2008-2009
PUBLICATIONS & CREATIVE WORKS
"Graphics Communication and Globalization," Universidad de Lima, Peru. April 23-June 15, 2004
“Newspapers, Visual Design of” Oxford: The International Encyclopedia of Communication, Blackwell Publishing, April 2008, 1500 words. Published.
“El diseño ilustrado de Carlos Llerena,” Lima: Modulor magazine, CODICE, 1993. [Issue 7, September, 4 pages]
“The Magazine and the Fragmented Audience.” Bogotá: Cuadernos de Diálogos, FELAFACS, 1990. [Need more bibliographical details: Volume, Issue, Month, page range]
What Are Infographics? Lima: Universidad de Lima, 1993.
Magazine Design and Layout. Lima: Universidad de Lima, 1990.
Towards the Concept of Graphic Design. Lima: Universidad de Lima, 1989.
The Birth of Graphic Design. Lima: Universidad de Lima, 1989.
Elements and Principles of Graphic Communication. Lima: Universidad de Lima, 1989.
Typography, Lima: Universidad de Lima, 1989.
Images and Graphic Communication. Lima: Universidad de Lima, 1989.
Paper. Lima: Universidad de Lima, 1989.
Graphic Production. Lima: Universidad de Lima, 1989.
Talks & Presentations
“Bringing a Hispanic voice in a Black and White Market,” Cross-Cultural Perspective of Visual Communication conference, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, April 21, 2007
“How to create effective visual packaging with few resources,” Designing for a difference workshop, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, September 25, 2006
“Bringing a Hispanic voice in a Black and White Market,” 2006 Congress of the Americas, Lima, Peru, August 3-5, 2006
“Designing your Future: The Fusion of Copy Editing and Design,” National Association of Hispanic Journalists convention, Fort Worth, Texas, June 15-18, 2005
“Hispanic Journalism in the U.S.,” Society for News Design quick course, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, May 16-18, 2005
“The Designer-Editor team,” Graphic Communication and Globalization International Seminar, Universidad de Lima, Peru, May 31-April 2, 2004
“Profile of the newspaper designer: How not to loose your mind,” 2004 II Newspaper Design World Summit, Estepona, Spain, February 2004
“Features Design,” School of Fine Arts, Pontificia Universidad Católica, Lima, Peru, August 2003
“Newspaper Design for Editors,” Society for Professional Journalists, New Orleans, March 2001
“Visual Journalism,” Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas UPC, Lima, Peru, August 1997
Conference & Workshop Participation
Congreso Internacional de Diseño Gráfico, Altos de Chavón School of Design, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, April 2003
Society for News Design Annual Workshop and Exhibition, San Diego 1997, Philadelphia 1998, Minneapolis 2000, Phoenix 2001.
The Poynter Typography Project, Poynter Institute for Media Studies, St. Petersburg, Florida, November 1996, May 1998
Typography: What’s New for the Next Century? Poynter Institute for Media Studies, June 1995
AEJMC annual conference, Washington DC, August 1995
Design Trends on the Press, SND Latin American Chapter, Bogotá, Colombia, June 1993
Journalism International Seminar, El Comercio newspaper, Quito, Ecuador, August 1992
Editing & Design Patterns, El Comercio newspaper, Lima, Peru, June 1992
Innovation in Design Management, Poynter Institute for Media Studies, November 1993
Macintosh Trac, Poynter Institute for Media Studies, December 1992
Newspaper Design for Spanish Speaking Newspapers, Poynter Institute for Media Studies, December 1992, 1991.