Areas of Study


Students in the BAI program conduct research projects in the final semester of their studies prior to graduation. Using video and other data, the students analyze specific features of interpreting or translation and then give a public poster presentation of their findings.

See the past presentations from our 2016 BAI graduates below:

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2016 BAI Student Research Projects

Stephanie Casper

Government interpreting: Strategies in a Field of Jargon

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Dustin Catt

Non-manual signals (NMS): What do they mean and how do we interpret them?

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Caroline Chabolla

Comparing the Incorporation of ASL Features Between a Deaf and Hearing Interpreter within Their Interpretations

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Marianne Doremus

What are the interpreter training programs for heritage learners (CODAs)?

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Abby Jackson

An Investigation of Interpreting Strategies when Overlapping Dialogue Occurs in the English Source

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Sheila Jackson

Interpreting Defocused Agent Construal’s from Spoken English to American Sign Language

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Lucas King

Types of Repairs During ASL to English Voiced Interpretations

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Sara LaBella

Powerless Language in Interpretations of ASL: Does gender play a role?

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Christine McQuaid

What did you say?: Interpreting Dialogue from ASL to Spoken English

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Danielle Morris

Processing Time in Medical Settings

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Kathryne Nash

How are question related non-manual markers adjusted when using TASL?

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Lola Phan

Platform Settings: Top 5 Discourse Markers Used in English to ASL interpreting

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Daisy Jo Robinson

An Investigation of Repairs and Clarification Strategies Made during American Sign Language to English interpretation while Interpreting in Platform Settings

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Michael Sinclair

Incorporation of Constructed Action & Constructed Dialogue in ASL to English Translations

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Allison Tyeryar

What comes first, the noun or the classifier in educational interpreting?

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2015 BAI Research Poster Presentations

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2016 BAI Student Research Presentations

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