Areas of Study

Dr. Erica Alley

  • 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, D., Alley, E., Casanova de Canales, K., & Treviño, R. (in press). When language is underspecified for particular linguistic features: Spanish-ASL-English interpreters’ decisions in mock VRS calls. In B. Nicodemus & K. Cagle (Eds.), Selected papers from the International Symposium on Signed Language Interpretation and Translation Research (Vol. 1).
  • Alley, E. (2014). “Who makes the rules anyway?”: Reality and perception of guidelines in video relay service interpreting. The Interpreters’ Newsletter, 19, 13-26.
  • Alley, E. (2012). Exploring remote interpreting. International Journal of Interpreter Education, 4 (1), 111-119.

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