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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