Selima Ben Chagra, 2015

Current city: Tunis, Tunisia Concentrations: Arabic to English & French to English Translation Now I’m: Liaison Officer and Translator/Interpreter at the United Nations Mine Action Service, Libya I came to Translation & Interpreting Studies because: I have filled different positions before realizing that … Continue Reading »

Keara Engelhardt, 2015

Current city: Paris, France Concentration: French to English Translation Now I’m: a freelance translator & English teacher I came to Translation & Interpreting Studies because: I took a translation class in undergrad to complete a requirement and was surprised by how much I … Continue Reading »

Kristy Brown Lust, 2014

Current city: Madison, WI Concentration: French to English translation Now I’m: an in-house translator for a translation agency I came to Translation & Interpreting Studies because: I studied French in undergrad because I loved the language, but didn’t know exactly how I would … Continue Reading »

Darina Pugacheva, 2012

Current city: Baton Rouge, LA Concentration: French to English Translation, working languages French English; Russian English Now I’m: a doctoral candidate in the Dept. of French Studies at Louisiana State University I came to Translation & Interpreting Studies because: I have a passion … Continue Reading »

Susan Schweigert, 2011

Current city: Chicago, IL Concentration: Spanish to English Translation Now I’m: a freelance translator and interpreter in the legal field I came to Translation & Interpreting Studies because: I always loved working with languages. While working with an international non-profit, translation and interpreting … Continue Reading »

Katrina R. Steffes, 2009

Current city: Aurora, IL Concentration: Spanish to English Translation Now I’m: The CEO of my own translation agency, Steffes & Associates Language and Translation (SALT). I came to Translation & Interpreting Studies because: I always enjoyed speaking and writing in Spanish and thought … Continue Reading »

Jennifer Flamboe, 2007

Current city: Greenfield, WI Concentration: Spanish and Translation (double concentration) Now I’m: Associate Professor – Alverno College; Spanish Interpreter II – Children’s Hospital; Owner & Linguist – Equalingua LLC I came to Translation & Interpreting Studies because: In college, I discovered my passion … Continue Reading »

Timothy MacKenzie, 2015

Current City: Kenosha, WI Concentration: Japanese to English Translation Now I’m: a freelance translator in the entertainment media field, contracted with Nozomi Entertainment/Right Stuf Anime and Seven Seas Entertainment I came to Translation & Interpreting Studies because: I’ve always loved language, media, and … Continue Reading »

Cynthia Laborde, 2010

Current City: Arlington, TX Concentration: French Now I’m: Assistant Professor of French in the Department of Modern Languages at UT-Arlington. I came to Translation & Interpreting Studies because: I am passionate about the French language, I had studied literature, second … Continue Reading »

James Richie, 2017

Current city: Sun Prairie, WI Concentration: Italian to English Translation Now I’m:a localization project coordinator at Trek Bicycle. I came to Translation & Interpreting Studies because: I wanted to find new ways to apply my language skills and to help … Continue Reading »