Cynthia Roy, PhD
PhD Program Coordinator and Professo, Gallaudet University
Department of Interpretation
Dr. Roy began interpreting in Austin, TX, in the early 70's, was certified in 1975, and began writing curriculum for teaching interpreters in 1979. Her dissertation, and subsequent book Interpreting as a Discourse Process, is a seminal study on the interactive nature of interpreting, focusing specifically on turns. Dr. Roy is engaged in research on interpreting interaction in a variety of settings and she is the editor of the Interpreter Education series. She is also the director of the Gallaudet University Regional Interpreter Education Center.
Current Research Project:
"Investigating Interpreted Interaction" with Dr. Melanie Metzger and intern Laura Maddux