Professor of Practice
Dr. Ocasio-Rivera earnedher Ph.D. in Spanish literature and cultures from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She earned her M.A. in Hispanic studies – Latin American literature, M.L.S. in library science, and B.A. in political science from the University of Puerto Rico. Her research interests include neoliberal development in Latin America. Dr. Ocasio-Rivera joins Merrimack College from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.