Originally from Virginia, Claire is currently living in Oaxaca, Mexico and teaching English and Education courses at the Universidad Regional de Sureste. She received her undergraduate degree in Asian Studies with a focus on China from Bard College and her MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.
She has over twelve years of teaching experience in five different countries. She has worked with students developing their writing skills in a variety of contexts from writing essays with ESL students and business correspondence with MBA students to research papers and college admission essays. Her students have received admission to many prestigious universities, including Carnegie Mellon, UIUC, University of Michigan, Boston University, UCLA and USC.