Raúl Sánchez is an NYU Language Lecturer, award-winning journalist, and creative writer. He is a full-time faculty member of the American Language Institute in the Division of Languages and Humanities in the School of Professional Studies at New York University. He received the Paula Gonzales Latino Award for his research dissertation at Oxford University in the UK, “Equality with Difference.” His writings have appeared in such publications as opendemocracy.net, the Dayton Daily News, ehow.com, Whispering Willows Mystery Magazine and his professional writing experience includes being a writing consultant for such companies as Barnes & Noble Publishing and PBS. He received the Denman Award for his honors English language and literature research thesis at Ohio State University, entitled: “Breaking Thought’s Sound Barrier: a thesis in a dichotomy of expression.” He has presented at numerous national and international conferences. He has taught numerous courses in academic writing, speech, creative writing, journalism, college preparation, business communication, Spanish language and literature, cross-cultural communication, ESL in higher education, and English literature.