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Sofia Veldhuizen

Associate Professor, Spanish

Educational Background

  • 2019: Master Teaching Spanish as a foreign language Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1996: Master in Political Science, Universidad de San Martín, Buenos Aires Argentina
  • 1990: Licenciatura en Ciancia Política, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Professional Background

I started my teaching career at the University of Buenos Aires, teaching and researching Political Science. The main interest of my research was democracy and political parties. I wrote several articles and a couple of books on the subject.

After moving to the United States I started teaching Spanish at Aims in 2013. In 2019, I began teaching full-time at the Early College Academy.

Personal Interests

I love languages and travel. I enjoy spending time outdoors and with my family. I also like reading, cooking, hiking, skiing, snowshoeing and netting.