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Curriculum Vitae

Education
Heriot-Watt University 2013
Edinburgh Interpreting Research Summer School
Western Oregon University 2013
Master of Arts in Interpreting Studies (emphasis in teaching interpreting)
Portland Community College 2008
Associate of Applied Science in Sign Language Interpretation
Portland State University 2006
Arabic
Université du 7 Novembre à Carthage, Tunisia 2005
Arabic
Western Oregon University 2000-2001, 2003-2005
Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, Dance Minor
Summa cum laude
Western Oregon University Honors Program
Oregon State University 2003-2005
Arabic
Central Washington University 1997-1998
American Sign Language
Yakima Valley Community College 1995-1996
American Sign Language

Teaching and Mentoring Experience
ASL/English Interpreting Program Coordinator, Western Oregon University, Spring 2015-present
Full-Time Instructor, Western Oregon University Fall 2014-present
Co-Leader, International Sign Study Group, Western Oregon University, Fall 2014-present
Instructor, Pamoja International, Spring 2014
Supervision Leader, Professional Supervision for Interpreter Practitioners, Western Oregon University 2013-present
Mentor, Professional Supervision for Interpreter Practitioners, Western Oregon University 2012-2015
Adjunct Instructor, Western Oregon University, Spring 2012-Summer 2014
Mentoring individual interpreting students during and outside of class, Portland Community College Spring 2012
Founding member of dance performing and teaching troupe based out of Imago Dei church in Portland, OR 2006
Assistant instructor, English Language classes, AmidEast in Tunis, Tunisia 2005

Courses Taught
INT 625: History of Interpreting and Interpreter Education, Western Oregon University Summer 2015
INT 523: Technology in Interpreting and Interpreter Education, Western Oregon University Summer 2015
INT 392: Language and Communication in the Classroom, Western Oregon University Spring 2015
INT 342: Theory and Process of Interpreting III, Western Oregon University Spring 2015
INT 254: Introduction to the Profession of Interpreting, Western Oregon University Winter 2015
INT 341: Theory and Process of Interpreting II, Western Oregon University Winter 2015
INT 340: Ethics and Decision Making for Interpreters, Western Oregon University Fall 2014
INT 330: Theory and Process of Interpreting I, Western Oregon University Fall 2014
INT 609: Practicum, online course, Western Oregon University Summer 2014
INT 410: Internship, online course, Western Oregon University Spring 2014
Conversational English, Pamoja International Spring 2014
INT 409: Practicum, Western Oregon University Winter 2014
INT 410: Internship, online course, Western Oregon University Spring 2013
INT 330: Theory and Process of Interpreting I, Western Oregon University Fall 2012
INT 410: Internship, online course, Western Oregon University Spring 2012

ASL/English Interpreting Experience
Theatrical Interpreter, Pride and Prejudice, Western Oregon University, 2015
Postsecondary Interpreter, Western Oregon University, 2013-present
Theatrical Interpreter, Cinderella, The Young People’s Theater Project, 2013
Substitute Educational Interpreter, Northwest Regional Education Service District 2011-2013
Interpreter, Strada, Oregon and Southwest Washington, 2011-present
Theatrical Interpreter, Snow Falling On Cedars, Portland Center Stage 2010
Theatrical Interpreter, The Misanthrope, Portland Community College 2010
Theatrical Interpreter, School House Rock, Christian Youth Theater 2010
Educational Interpreter, Northwest Regional Education Service District 2009-2011
Interpreter, Solid Rock Church, Tigard, Oregon 2009-2011 as needed
Theatrical Interpreter, Judevine, Portland Community College 2009
Theatrical Interpreter Intern, Grey Gardens, Portland Center Stage 2009
Theatrical Interpreter, Damn Yankees, Hillsboro High School 2009
Theatrical Interpreter, James and the Giant Peach, Oregon Children’s Theater 2008
Floater Interpreter, Northwest Regional Education Service District 2008-2009

Publications
“Fostering Participation and Collaboration in Online Education: A Self Study of Two Cohorts” in Interpreter
Education in the Digital Age, J. Napier & S. Ehrlich, Eds. 2015
Western Oregon University Master’s Thesis, 2013:
: A Case Study of an Arabic/Jordanian Sign Language (LIU) Interpreter in Jordan
available at: http://digitalcommons.wou.edu/theses/10

Presentations
Mobility International USA’s Pakistan Leaders Program presenter, Western Oregon University 2014
Edinburgh Interpreting Research Summer School 2013
Conference of Interpreter Trainers, presenter and panelist 2012
Academic Excellence Showcase presenter, Special Education Department, Western Oregon University 2012
Northwest Undergraduate Conference of Literature presenter 2005
Academic Excellence Showcase presenter, English Department 2005

Professional Memberships
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
Oregon Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
American Sign Language Teachers Association
Conference of Interpreter Trainers
World Association of Sign Language Interpreters

International Experience
Scotland Edinburgh Interpreting Research Summer School 2013
Tunisia study abroad 2005
England study abroad 2004
South Africa service trip 2003
Canada volunteer production, camera operator 2002
Cambodia service trip 2002
New Zealand service trip 2001

References
Available upon request