Bachelor's in Law (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Guayaquil; Master in Constitutional Law - Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (UASB); MA in Political Science - Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO - Ecuador). Faculty member at Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar UASB and the Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales (IAEN). Professor of Criminal Systems, Social Control and Human Rights, political philosophy, Theory of Democracy, Constitutional Law, Public Safety, Criminal and Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Criminal Enforcement, Criminology and Criminal Policy
He has published dozens of articles and is author of : "Constitutional Criminal Law: Some Reflections on the criminal matter" (2010) and "The (in) security of Punitive Power: 7 critical citizens" (2011, forthcoming). He served as Assistant Secretary of Policy Development at the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights (2010), where he worked in the construction of several pieces of legislation, including the Judicial Function Code, the Organic Law of Jurisdictional Guarantees and Constitutional Control, the Cooperation and Coordination Law between the ordinary justice system and the Indigenous Justice system, amongst others. He is currently Advisor to the Commission of Justice and Structure of the State at the National Assembly of the Republic of Ecuador.