Professor Profile


Professional Profile

Professor researcher at Universidad del Pacífico and representative of the university in Europe. He holds a Ph.D. in Spanish Literature from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), an MA in Hispanic Studies from Instituto de la Lengua Española (Spain) and a Licentiate Title in Philosophy from Facultad de Teología Pontificia y Civil de Lima.
As part of his postdoctoral project, he has conducted a research stay at Instituto de Lengua, Literatura y Antropología in Madrid.
He has been awarded the Amado Alonso International Prize for Literary Criticism (Navarra, 2004) and El Barco de Vapor National Prize for Children’s and Young People’s Literature (Lima, 2009).
He currently leads the Voyagers of the old and the new world project attached to the Indiano Studies Project of Universidad del Pacífico GRISO Universidad de Navarra which is part of the Introduction to the poetics of travel narrative in the Spanish literature of the XIX and XX centuries project directed by Luis Alburquerque, a CSIC Research Scientist.
For five years he has successfully promoted a cycle of Digital Humanities in Lima, with over twenty guests from different countries. In his Humanities Coordination, he has carried out more than twenty activities including seminars, conferences, congresses and symposia. He is a member of the Hispanists International Association, the Golden Age International Association, the Cervantes Association and the Riva Agüero Institute. He has been coordinator of the Humanities Area at the Research

Specialization Areas

His academic activity is linked to the area of the history of literary thought, literature and ethics, Ortega’s philosophy and Cervantes. He specializes in El Quixote. In the last years he has devoted numerous studies to analyzing the relationship between Cervantes and other authors or genres, such as the Silver Age of the Spanish culture or the genre of travel narrative.