Dr. Mandell holds a Ph.D. in Spanish Applied Linguistics and a
certificate in Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education (SLATE) from
the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He also holds a B.A. in Latin American
Cultural Anthropology and Spanish and an M.A. in Hispanic Linguistics from
Emory University. He has taught at the following institutions: Emory University
(Lecturer), DeKalb College, University of Wyoming, University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign, University of Houston Main, and Houston Baptist University.