Areas of Study

Dr. Pamela Collins

  • 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
  • Multicultural considerations in interpreting
Selected Presentations
  • Collins, P. F. (2014). Ruling relations: The work of ASL-English interpreters organized within the structure of ASL-English interpreter scheduling systems. Presentation given at the Eastern Sociological Society Conference “Invisible work: Deafness and social relations of communication.” Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Collins, P. F. (2014). Beyond what we share: Unpacking experiences of difference in the everyday. Presentation given at the PCRID 2015 conference “Working with ourselves and caring for ourselves: Compassionate courageous conversations.” Washington, DC.
  • Collins, P. F. (2012). Determined to dialogue: Considerations of race and culture in interpreting. Presentation given to Gallaudet Interpreting Services. Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

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