Armando Chávez-Rivera earned a master’s degree in Hispanic Lexicography at the Royal Spanish Academy, Spain. He is a corresponding member of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. His academic research is concentrated on Cuban and Spanish-American culture, literature, and lexicography. He received fellowships for scholarly research from the New York Public Library, the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin, and the Kluge Center, Library of Congress. Books: Cuba per se. Cartas de la diáspora (2009), Memorias de papel (2001), Rescate del tiempo (2000).
Associate Professor and Director of the Spanish Program
University of Houston Victoria