He obtained PhD Degrees from the University of Oviedo (English Philology) and the University of Massachusetts (Amherst, U.S.A.) (English Literature); Master’s Degrees in English Literature and Spanish Literature of the Golden Age (University of Massachusetts); B.A. (Licenciatura) in English Philology from the University of Oviedo. He began his teaching career at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese of the University of Massachusetts and, simultaneously, at the Romance Languages Department of Amherst College (1992-2000). Since 2001 he has been teaching at the Department of English, French and German Philology of the University of Oviedo, where he was granted tenure in 2012. Also at the University of Oviedo, he has served consecutively as: Secretary of the Casa de las Lenguas (2010-12), Deputy Director of the Department of English, French and German Philology (2012-15), Director of the Department of English, French and German Philology (2015-16), and, from May 2016, Vice-rector for University Extension and International Development. Since 2013 he also sits at the Committee for Teaching Innovation of the University of Oviedo.
He is the author of more than 30 publications in diverse international journals and books, as well as of a monograph published by Peter Lang (New York, Oxford, Berlin) in 2007. Since 2008 he has served in the editorial board of the SEDERI Yearbook (journal of the Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies), becoming its Managing Editor in 2015.