Camille Socarras

Associate Director, IYWP
Biography

Camille Socarras (she/her) is a word nerd who earned her BA and MA from the University of Iowa, focusing her studies on French and Francophone language, literature, and culture. She has taught a wide range of ages and levels - young elementary school through early graduate-level and beyond, and worked as a legal translator, research assistant, editorial assistant, and scholarship specialist. While her personal and academic interests are quite varied, Camille feels strongly about working toward social advancement in educational settings, holding the ultimate goal of making the classroom experience challenging, fun, engaged, and empowering. She loves the letter c because some of her most favorite things all start with c: cats, crows, cookies, coffee, and cake!