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PhD Student Profile: Yi Hin Chan

Education/Degrees M.Sc., Deafhood Studies, University of Bristol, United Kingdom B.A., Modern Languages and Intercultural Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong Research Interests Deafhood Ally interpreter Interpreting pedagogy Curriculum and assessment Depiction Trilingual interpreting Neuroscience Sign language interpreting Selected Publications (All in Chinese) Chan, Y. H....

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PhD Student Profile: Tara Stevens

Education/Degrees M.Ed., Interpreting Pedagogy, Northeastern University B.S., Interpreting for Deaf Individuals, Eastern Kentucky University Research Interests Study of personality traits and cognitive aptitudes of interpreters Interpreting for theatre Service learning Selected Publications and Presentations Fels, D. I., Roush, D., Church, P., Gerdzhev, M., Stevens, T.,...

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PhD Student Profile: Sandra McClure

Education/Degrees M.S., Interpreting Pedagogy, University of North Florida B.A. Criminal and Administrative Justice, Northern Arizona University A.A., American Sign Language/English Interpreter Training, Pima Community College A.A., Criminal Justice, Pima Community College A.A., General Studies, Pima Community College Research Interests Impact of English proficiency in interpretation...

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PhD Student Profile: Roberto R. Santiago

Education/Degrees M.A., Interpreting, Gallaudet University B.A., Deaf Studies Option I (Interpreting), California State University Northridge Research Interests Novel and emerging languages Dissertation Title Artifacts of Cognition in ASL-to-English Interpretation Selected Publications Santiago, R., & Barrick, L., (2007). Handling and incorporation of idioms in interpretation. In...

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PhD Student Profile: Ricardo I. Ortiz

Education/Degrees M.A., Interpretation, Gallaudet University B.S., Biology, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Research Interests Trilingual interpretation in the U.S. and Puerto Rico Bilingual (ASL-Spanish) interpretation Linguistics Translation Socio-cultural dimensions Multicultural-multilingual settings Healthcare interpretation Selected Presentations Ortiz, R. I. (May, 2014). Language errors of trilingual interpreters...

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PhD Student Profile: Rafael Treviño

Education/Degrees M.A., Spanish Translation and Interpreting, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley B.A., Spanish, Florida International University Research Interests Bimodal-multilingual interpreting Corpus-based interpreting studies Interpreter pedagogy Lexicography Self-assessment Workload Selected Publications & Presentations Treviño, R., & Quinto-Pozos, D. G. (2018). Name pronunciation strategies of ASL-Spanish-English...

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PhD Student Profile: Margie A. English

Education/Degrees M.B.A., Marketing, University of Phoenix, 2006. B.A., English, Gallaudet University, 1998. Project CLIMB Facilitator Certification, University of Northern Colorado, May 2018. DeafBlind Interpreting Institute Certification, Western Oregon University, December 2018. Certificate, Project Cultivating Legal Interpreters from Minority Backgrounds (CLIMB), 2018. Research Interests Leadership Pedagogy...

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PhD Student Profile: Marc D. Holmes

Education/Degrees M.Ed. Interpreter Pedagogy, Northeastern University B.A., Communications Rhetoric, University of Pittsburgh Research Interests Interpreter training curricula Healthcare interpreting Interpreting preparation

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PhD Student Profile: Laurie R. Reinhardt

Education/Degrees M.A., Interpreting Studies, Western Oregon University M.F.A., Jewelry Design, University of Washington B.F.A., Metal Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology Research Interests Deaf-hearing interpreting teams Trust theory Selected Presentations Reinhardt, L. (2016). Deaf-hearing interpreter teams: Navigating trust in shared space. Presentation given at the Association...

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PhD Student Profile: Theresa Bugler

Education/Degrees M.A., Linguistics, Gallaudet University B.S., Special Education, Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Kent State University A.A.S., ASL/English Interpreting, Iowa Western Community College Research Interests Prosodic features in native ASL users vs. non-native ASL users Overlap, interruptions, and cooperation in interpreted discourse Linguistic clarification triggers...

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PhD Graduate Profile: Tamar Nelson

Education/Degrees Ph.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University M.A., Interpretation, Gallaudet University B.S., Health Education, Temple University Research Interests LGBTQI interpreting students and consumers Interpreter ethics and responsibilities Dissertation Title Preparation by American Sign Language-English Interpreters: Methods, Effectiveness, and Perceptions Selected Presentations Nelson, T. J. (2014). Inclusive programs:...

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PhD Graduate Profile: Riccardo Ferracuti

Education/Degrees Ph.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University M.A.I., Interpretation, Gallaudet University B.A., Studi Linguistici Filologici (Literature), University of Rome "La Sapienza," Italy Research Interests Interpreter boundaries Teacher-student relationships in interpreter education Deaf interpreters Dissertation Title An Examination of Deaf Consumers' Boundary Expectations Related to Personal and Professional...

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PhD Graduate Profile: Pamela Collins

Education/Degrees Ph.D., Interpretation and Translation, Gallaudet University M.S., Administration & Supervision, Gallaudet University B.A., American Sign Language, Gallaudet University Research Interests Scheduling practices of ASL-English interpreter schedulers Impact of scheduling practices on ASL-English interpreters The social organization of interpreters Effects of aging on interpreter cognition...

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PhD Graduate Profile: Naomi Sheneman

Education/Degrees Ph.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University M.A., Bilingual Education, University of California, San Diego M.S., Educational Administration, University of Rochester B.A., Psychology, Gallaudet University Research Interests Deaf interpreters' ethical decision-making Analysis of Deaf and hearing interpreters' work products Selected Publications Sheneman, N. (2016). Deaf interpreters' ethics:...

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PhD Graduate Profile: Mark Halley

Education/Degrees Ph.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University M.A., Interpretation: Interpreting Research, Gallaudet University B.A.S., Sign Language Interpreting, Siena Heights University A.A.S., Sign Language Interpreter, Oakland Community College Research Interests Interpreting in protest environments Narrative inquiry Metalinguistics Interpreter education Selected Publications and Presentations Halley, M. (2017, May). Interpreting...

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PhD Graduate Profile: LeWana Clark

Education/Degrees Ph.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University M.Ed., Independent Degree Study Program, Lesley University B.A., Business Administration/Management, University of Texas Research Interests Team interpreting Trust Fatigue Teamwork Task work Bicultural impact on interpreting decisions Selected Presentations Clark, L. (2014). The three-way tango: Consecutive interpreting for Deaf witness...

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PhD Graduate Profile: Leandra Williams

Education/Degrees Ph.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University M.A., Interpretation, Gallaudet University B.A., Criminal Justice; Sociology (Pre-Law), University of Illinois at Chicago Dissertation Title Exploring the Hegemonic Whiteness in Sign Language Interpreter Education Program Curricula: A Discussion with Students, Faculty, and Administrators Selected Publications and Presentations Williams, L.,...

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PhD Graduate Profile: Laurie R. Shaffer

Education/Degrees Ph.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University M.S., Education of Deaf Children, Syracuse University B.A., Liberal Arts - Major: Fine Arts, Hamilton College Research Interests Interpreting in the healthcare system Mentoring The role of creativity in interpreting Selected Publications and Presentations Shaffer, L. (2014). Knowledge brokering: An...

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PhD Graduate Profile: Laura Maddux

Education/Degrees Ph.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University M.A., Applied Linguistics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock B.B.A., General Business/Management, Sam Houston State University A.A.S., Interpreter Training, Tyler Junior College Research Interests Testing methods for teaching interpreters Self-talk in interpreters Interpreting in Turkey Dissertation Title Source Attribution Instructional Methods in...

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PhD Student Profile: Jennifer Cranston

Education/Degrees M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction - ESOL, George Mason University B.A., Deaf Education & Regular Elementary Education, Flagler College Research Interests Visual phonics in educational interpreting Assessing deaf students' readiness to use interpreters Turn-taking and processing time in educational interpreting Accuracy of interpretation compared with...

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PhD Student Profile: Jeni Rodrigues

Education/Degrees M.Ed., Interpreting Pedagogy, Northeastern University B.A., Women's Studies, California State University Long Beach Research Interests Interpreting with Deaf healthcare professionals Expertise, aging and cognition Pedagogical best practices Selected Presentations Rodrigues, J. (2014, April). Bridging the gap: Graduate to professional interpreter. Presentation given at the...

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PhD Student Profile: Jay Pittman

Education/Degrees M.A., Interpretation, Gallaudet University B.S., Deaf Education-Interpreting, University of North Carolina at Greensboro Research Interests Gender in interpreting Interpreting considerations in diverse communities Pedagogy

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PhD Student Profile: Folami Ford

Education/Degrees M.A., Interpretation, Gallaudet University B.A., Sign Language Interpreting, Maryville College Dissertation Title Creating a Space of Our Own: A Phenomenological Study of the Lived Reality of African American ASL-English Interpreters Selected Presentations Ford, F. M. (2014, February). Creating a space of our own: A...

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PhD Student Profile: Dawn M. Wessling

Education/Degrees M. Ed., Special Ed, ASL/English Interpreting, University of North Florida B.S., Psychology, University of Maryland University College Research Interests Cognition in natural ASL discourse versus interpreted discourse Cognition during interpretation/translation process Interpreted emotional utterances Spoken English accent Second-career interpreters and interpreters from outside the...

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PhD Student Profile: Cassie Lang

Education/Degrees M.A., Interpretation, Gallaudet University B.A., Music Education; Minor, Spanish Studies, University of Minnesota Twin Cities A.A.S., ASL-English Interpretation, Saint Paul College Research Interests Sociolinguistics Racial justice Interpreter identity development Interpreter education for L1 users of signed language Interpreting in legal settings Selected Publication or...

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PhD Student Profile: Cami Miner

Education/Degrees M.A., Interpreting Research, Gallaudet University B.A., Linguistics, Language Studies: American Sign Language, University of California, San Diego A.A., American Sign Language Interpreting, Mesa College Research Interests Deaf and hard of hearing emergent signers Language contact Language attitudes Transliteration and interpreter code choice Interpreter education...

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PhD Student Profile: Annie Marks

Education/Degrees M.A., Interpretation, Gallaudet University B.S., Deaf Education/Deaf Studies, University of Texas at Austin Research Interests Interpreting pedagogy Video relay interpreting Reflective teaching and practice Narrative pedagogy Healthcare interpreting Selected Publications and Presentations Marks, A. (2018). "Hold the Phone!: Turn Management Techniques and Strategies in...

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PhD Student Profile: Amy Williamson

Education/Degrees M.A., Interpretation, Gallaudet University B.S., Education: Deaf Studies and Rehabilitation, University of Arizona Research Interests Evolution and future of interpreter education Applying second-language-acquisition theories to the teaching of interpreting students language fluency of non-heritage language users in interpreter training programs Presentations Swabey, L., Olson,...

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PhD Student Profile: Amy Drewek

M.A., Interpretation, Gallaudet University B.S., Education: Deaf Studies and Rehabilitation, University of Arizona Evolution and future of interpreter education Applying second-language-acquisition theories to the teaching of interpreting students language fluency of non-heritage language users in interpreter training programs Swabey, L., Olson, A. M., Moreland, C....

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PhD Student Profile: James Pope

Education/Degrees M.A., Linguistics, Gallaudet University M.S., Special Education, University of North Florida B.A., Education, University of North Florida Research Interests Sociolinguistics Variation L2 acquisition Curriculum VRS Selected Presentations Pope, J. & Bugler, T. (2006). Linguistic variation and language contact within video relay interpreting. Presentation given...

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PhD Graduate Profile: Kierstin Muroski

Degrees/Education M.A. Interpretation, Gallaudet University B.A. Studio Art, Mercyhurst College Research Interests Cultural capital of interpreting students with disparate backgrounds Autonomous learning strategies to promote lifelong skill and knowledge improvement Self-defensive posturing among interpreting students

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PhD Graduate Profile: Keith Gamache Jr.

Education/Degrees Ph.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University M.A.T., Teaching Liberal Studies, Lewis and Clark College B.A., History, Brigham Young University Research Interests Impact of varying American Sign Language (ASL) proficiency in interpretation ASL Studies/Interpreting Studies correlation for effective practices Use of referential space and interpretation A third...

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PhD Graduate Profile: Janis Cole

Education/Degrees Ph.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University M.Ed., Deaf-ASL Studies/Deaf Education, Boston University B.S., Social Work, Rochester Institute of Technology Research Interests Translation Deaf Studies ASL Studies Cultural Studies Sociolinguistics of sign language communities Gesture and International Sign Social justice and community forums Selected Publications and Presentations...

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PhD Graduate Profile: Erica Alley

Education/Degrees Ph.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University M.A., Interpretation, Gallaudet University B.A., American Sign Language, University of Rochester Research Interests Interpreting in video relay service and video remote interpreting settings Trilingual interpreting (Spanish, English, American Sign Language) Interpreters' strategies and decision-making in their work Selected Publications Quinto-Pozos,...

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PhD Graduate Profile: Danielle Hunt

Education/Degrees Ph.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University M.A., Interpretation, Gallaudet University B.A., Sociology, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi A.A., Sociology, Del Mar College A.A.S., Interpreter for the Deaf, Del Mar College Research Interests Identity development and maintenance Gatekeeping and professional conduct Expertise in signed-language interpreting Dissertation...

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PhD Graduate Profile: Daniel Roush

Education/Degrees Ph.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University M.A., Linguistics, Gallaudet University B.A., Intercultural Ministries, Moody Bible Institute Research Interests Relationship between translation and conceptual metaphor Interface between linguistic im/politeness and community interpreting Development and usability of software tools in support of signed language learning and bilingual/bimodal interpreter...

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PhD Graduate Profile: Annette Miner

Education/Degrees Ph.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University M.A., Psychology, Western Michigan University Ed.S., School Psychology, Western Michigan University Research Interests Deaf professionals and designated interpreters Interpreter education Situated learning Selected Publications Miner, A. (2017). Professional roles and responsibilities in designated interpreting. In M. Biagnini, M.S. Boyd, and...

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