Doctoral Student Profile

Dr. Naomi Sheneman

Ph.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University
M.A., Bilingual Education, University of California, San Diego
M.S., Educational Administration, University of Rochester
B.A., Psychology, Gallaudet University

Research Interests
Deaf interpreters' ethical decision-making, analysis of Deaf and hearing interpreters' work products

Selected Publications
Sheneman, N. (2016). Deaf interpreters' ethics: Reflections on training and decision-making. Journal of Interpretation, 25(1). Article 8.

Sheneman, N., & Collins, P. F. (2016) The complexities of interpreting international conferences: A case study. In R. Rosenstock & J.  Napier (Eds.). International Sign: Linguistics, usage, and status (pp. 167-191). Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.

Leeson, L., Haug. T., Rathmann, C., van den Bogaerde, B., & Sheneman, N. (2014) Commentary: Implementation of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for Sign Languages. Deaf Studies Digital Journal, no. 4. Available at:

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