On November, 20 2014, Bianca Rodríguez Rojas, defended her thesis titled Crab Bait in Manhattan/Sex, God, and Other Drugs, a translation from Spanish into English of Carnada de Cangrejo en Manhattan/Sexo y Cura by Rafael Acevedo.
The Thesis Committee, formed by Alejandro Álvarez Nieves Ph. D., Don Walicek Ph. D., and thesis advisor David Auerbach Ph. D., awarded her thesis the grade sobresaliente.