Jean holds a B.A. in English and an M.A. in Comparative Literature, from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras campus. He has worked as film critic and editor on the blog Revista docuCaribe since 2014, which he co-founded. He has also presented papers on the literary possibilities of Puerto Rican and Caribbean documentaries in conferences hosted by the West Indian Literature Association, the Latin American Studies Association, the Caribbean Studies Association and Caribbean Without Borders.
Research interests: The relationship between literary theory and documentary cinema, spectatorship studies, phenomenology and exploring the aesthetics of Latin American authors who insert themselves as characters in their fiction.