2017 Scientific Committee

Gemma Barberà, PhD
Visiting professor, Department of Translation and Language Sciences
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Barcelona (Catalonia), Spain

Karen Bontempo, PhD
Honorary Associate, Department of Linguistics
Macquarie University, Australia

Patrick Boudreault, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Interpretation and Translation
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC, United States

Eileen Forestal, PhD
Visiting Professor, University of Southern Maine (2016- 2017)
Adjunct Professor, University of Northern Florida and LaGuardia Community College
United States

Nadja Grbic, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department for Translation Studies
University of Graz Graz, Austria

Hilde Haualand, PhD
Senior Research Fellow and Post Doc Researcher
NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Trondheim, Norway

Tobias Haug, PhD
Professor, Director, Program in Sign Language Interpreting
University of Applied Sciences for Special Needs Education (HfH)
Zurich, Switzerland

Joseph C. Hill, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of American Sign Language and Interpreting Education
National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, New York, United States

Terry Janzen, PhD
Professor, Department of Linguistics
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Kim B. Kurz, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of American Sign Language & Interpretation Education
Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester, New York, United States

Lorraine Leeson, PhD
Professor of Deaf Studies
Centre for Deaf Studies, School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences
Trinity College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland

Ronice Müller de Quadros, Doctor in Linguistics
Professor, Department of Libras
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Florianópolis/SC, Brazil

David Quinto-Pozos, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas, United States

Giulia Petitta, PhD
Visiting Professor, Department of Interpretation and Translation
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC, United States

Christian Rathmann, PhD
Professor, Department of Languages, Literature and Media
Universität Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany

Myriam Vermeerbergen, PhD
Professor, Department of Linguistics
KU Leuven
Antwerp, Belgium

Svenja Wurm, PhD
Assistant Professor, Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies in Scotland
Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies
Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh, Scotland