Diana was born in Peru where she earned her B.A. degree in Spanish Language and Literature. In 2009, she moved to the United States to get an M.A .and Ph.D degree in Spanish Literature at the University of Virginia. Diana is an Assistant Professor of Spanish at James Madison University where she teaches Medical Spanish and Grammar and Composition. She has taught Spanish courses, from basic to advanced for ten years. She enjoys running, walking her two dogs, cooking with her husband, watching movies and hanging out with friends.