Ph.D. (Psycholinguistics), 1980, University of Texas at Austin
Ford Foundation Fellow; Dissertation Support Grant
Dissertation: "The Development of Aspectual Relations in Spanish-speaking Children"
M.A. (Applied Linguistics), 1972, University of Texas at Austin
Texas Tuition Scholarship; Research Assistant
Thesis: "The Demonstrated Use of Television Commercials in an ESL Classroom"
B.A. (English), 1970, University of Texas at Austin
Texas Tuition Scholarship; Corpus Christi Caller-Times Newspaper Internship