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dawn wessling

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 Deaf community
  • Homophones in ASL

Selected Publications

  • Ehrlich, S., & Wessling, D. M. (forthcoming). Modality of instruction in interpreter education. Sign Language Studies.
  • Ehrlich, S. & Wessling, D. M. (2017, March). Language shaming in interpreter education. Poster presentation at the Symposium Signed Language Interpretation & Translation Research. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University.
  • Wessling, D. M., & Shaw, S. (2014). Persistent emotional extremes and video relay service interpreters. Journal of Interpretation, 23 (1), Article 6.

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