Assistant Professor — On Sabbatical, Spring 2015

Neill Hall 220
Telephone: 651-696-6766

Ernesto joined the faculty in fall, 2011. He teaches Portuguese classes and classes on Latin America, focusing on Brazil. Originally from Monclova, Mexico, he earned his BA in Spanish from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in 2002 and his MA in Spanish from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2005. He received his PhD in 2011 in Latin American Literatures and Cultures, Designated Emphasis in Classics and Classical Receptions from the University of California, Davis, where he is completed his dissertation, The Portrait of Nature in Latin American Literature: From Aesthetic Idealization to the Critical Landscapein June 2011. Some of his interests include cartography, Brazilian and Latin American music, history, opera, mythology, and dead languages (especially Latin).

BA: Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
MA: University of Colorado, Boulder
PhD: University of California, Davis