The Department of Interpretation and Translation (DoIT) at Gallaudet University is enriched by the  exchange of ideas and scholarship with visitors to our department. We welcome visiting scholars, students, and guests to our department for short- and long-term stays.

Visitors to the DoIT may participate in a variety of activities, such as:

  • Providing a talk or series of lectures
  • Teaching a course in the Department
  • Collaborating on research and publications
  • Sharing areas of specialty with the Department
  • Mentoring DoIT students
  • Creating opportunities for pro bono interpreting experiences for students
  • Cultivating internships and exchange programs

If you are interested in visiting the Department of Interpretation and Translation, please begin by reviewing the Overview.

Individuals interested in visiting the Department of Interpretation and Translation should complete the Visitor Information Form and submit it to their Visitor Liaison at least two weeks prior to the planned visit.

Department faculty and staff members who are sponsoring a visitor must complete and submit the Visitor Liaison Form along with the Visitor Information Form at least two weeks prior to the planned visit. Both forms are fill-able on line. The forms may be completed, scanned, and added as an attachment in an email sent to, or delivered to her at Hall Memorial Building Room 1305G.

Visiting Scholars


Jihong (Lily) Wang, PhD
Visiting Researcher
University of Queensland
Visiting scholar: August 2019-December 2019

Giulia Petitta, PhD

Giulia Petitta, PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher
National Research Council - CNR
Rome, Italy 
Visiting scholar: January 2015-May 2017

Tarcosop de Leite, PhD

Tarcisio de Leite, PhD
Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC)
Visiting Scholar: February 2012

Xiaoyan Xiao, PhD

Xiaoyan Xiao, PhD
Deputy Director of Institute of Interpreting Studies
Professor of College of Foreign Languages and Cultures
Xiamen University 
Visiting Scholar: August 2012-July 2013

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