MAI Gallaudet University, 2004
Interpreting since 1998, Roberto Santiago, MAI CI/CT, is an interpreter, writer, and researcher living in Washington, D.C. Originally from California, Roberto is a graduate of the Deaf Studies Program at Vista Community College in Berkeley, California (A.A, Deaf Studies), the Deaf Studies program at California State University Northridge (B.A., Interpreting) and Gallaudet University (M.A. Interpretation). Roberto is currently a student in the Department of Interpretation PhD program at Gallaudet University.
Roberto's research on interpreting has been published in the "Studies in Interpretation Series" (Santiago and Barrick, 2007). He has presented research regionally as well as at the RID National Conference (2007, 2011) and the Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (2011). Roberto's writing on other topics has appeared in Latina and other magazines as well as online.
Current research project/s:
Qualitative Measures of Experience of Video Remote Interpreting in Medical Settings (Pending IRB Approval)
"An Examination of Deaf Physicians-Deaf Patient Discourse: Implications for Interpreting Practice"
Dr. Laurie Swabey and Dr. Brenda Nicodemus