Claudia Pozzobon Potratz

Visiting Assistant Professor

Claudia Pozzobon Potratz has a MSc in Teaching/Learning Foreign Languages from la Universidad de los Andes in Mérida, Venezuela, and a PhD in Language, Literacy, and Culture from the University of Iowa. She is an experienced instructor and researcher in higher education and teacher education in both Venezuela and the US. She is skilled in biliteracy, multilingual literacy, and teaching Spanish as a heritage language (HL). 

If you are a University of Iowa student interested in our classes of Spanish as heritage language, you can find information here .

Research areas
  • Spanish as a Heritage Langue
  • Identity & Language Ideology
  • Translanguaging in the Heritage Language classroom
  • Heritage Language Pedagogy
  • Academic Reading and Writing in a Second, Foreign, and Heritage Language