Hometown: Sagua la Grande, Cuba
What is your research area?
Nineteenth-Century Cuban Visual Culture
What is something cool about your field?
Handling antique objects and art works.
What is the best thing you've done as a graduate student at SMU so far?
I taught English as a Second Language to adult immigrants in the Harry Hines neighborhood from 2014-2015.
What is your favorite thing to do in Dallas?
Dance salsa in Addison
What do you wish you'd known before starting graduate schools?
Time management is certainly one of the grand challenges of graduate school. I wish I knew how to manage my time more efficiently.
What is your favorite leisure activity?
Fishing trips to the Florida Keys.