Claire holds a Master's degree in French Literature from Washington University. She taught writing and French for many years before becoming the Director of the CLCL in 2019. Her interests include learning space design, instructional technologies, and peer education. She is working on developing opportunities for teaching and learning language and culture through cooking as well as incorporating the Global Seal of Biliteracy to help students earn a credential for their language learning. She founded Iowa Intersections, a multilingual community-based digital storytelling project. She is also the President of the Midwest Association of Language Learning and Technology (MWALLT). Book an appointment here.