College of Arts and Sciences
- Ph.D.   University of North Texas, 2010
- M.A.   University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX, English, 2003
- B.A.   University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX, English (History / Philosophy), 1998
- Secondary Teaching Certificate, LIFE, 1998 (LIFE), TX.
Articles in Refereed Journals
Quintanilla, Octavio. (2014). Book review:Natural Take Over of Small Things. Southwestern American Literature.
Quintanilla, Octavio. (2014) If I Go Missing. "If I Go Missing", "If I Go Missing", Slough Press.
Local, (2014) Reading, "A&M University-Corpus Christi", .