B.A. 1991, Universidad de Lima
M.A. 1996, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Ph.D. 2007, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
Dr. Retis has conducted research and has taught in Mexico, Spain and US universities in Madrid. She specializes in the analysis of contemporary Diaspora and its media implications. Prior to teaching, Retis has more than 18 years of experience as a journalist including working for publications such as Fin de Semana, Universal, Ojo in Peru, Revista Mexicana de Comunicación, El Nacional, and Reforma in Mexico. In addition, she brings experience as a producer, scriptwriter, and news anchor for television stations in Spain and Peru. Came to CSUN in 2008.