Dr. Zamora has a law degree from Mexico (UNAM 1984) and a PhD in Spanish Literature
(TTU 1999). He was an international business lawyer for 10 years and teaches undergraduate
courses in Business Spanish, Spanish Translation, Spanish Legal Studies and other
Spanish courses for the professions; he also teaches graduate courses in Contemporary
Latin-American Literature. His literary fields of interest include horror and the
grotesque in Hispanic fiction, Hispanic crime fiction, and the Hispanic historical
novel. His publications include several articles, a book on the grotesque and a co-edited
anthology of studies in Hispanic crime fiction.