Undergraduate degree in History from Universidad de Valencia. M.A in American Studies from Universidad de Sevilla. M.A in Latin American Musicology from Universidad Alberto Hurtado. He is currently a doctoral candidate in American Studies from Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
His area of research examines the interrelationships produced in Chile, from the decade of the 1990s, between (multi)cultural policies, the resignifying of memory and performance of the Tumbe Afro-Arican Carnival. He has experience as a professor as well as national and international publications. He is a member of the International Association for the Study of popular Music; of the Chilean Society of Musicology and of the Chilean Network of Afro descendent Studies.