- Ph.D. — Educational Psychology (Gifted and Talented Education), Purdue University, West Lafayette (2011)
- M.A. — Applied Linguistics (Second Language Acquisition), Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS (2006)
- B.A. — English Education, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS (2003)
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