Erica Alley

MAISCE Program Director, Assistant Professor

651-690-6018

elalley@stkate.edu

Video Phone 612-255-3386

Erica Alley, Ph.D., NIC-Advanced, holds her degree in ASL/English Interpreting Research and Pedagogy from Gallaudet University. Erica has published and presented on the topics of video relay service, video remote interpreting, and trilingual interpretation. Since joining St. Catherine University in 2014, Erica has turned her attention to interpreter education, medical interpreting, and ethical decision making of interpreters in a variety of settings. Erica serves as the Program Director for the Master of Arts in Interpreting Studies and Communication Equity (MAISCE).

  • Video relay service
  • Video remote interpreting
  • Interpreter education

Ph.D., American Sign Language-English Interpreting Research and Pedagogy
Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C., 2016

Master of Arts, Interpreting
Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C., 2008

Bachelor of Arts, American Sign Language
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 2005

National Interpreting Certification, advanced level (NIC-Advanced)
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Alexandria, Virginia

Professional autonomy in video relay service interpreting: Perceptions of American Sign Language-English interpreters (2013).

  • INTP 4210 Senior Seminar
  • INTP 4050 ASL/English Interpreting I
  • INTP 4060 ASL/English Interpreting II

Assistant Professor and Program Director of the Master of Arts in Interpreting Studies and Communication Equity, St. Catherine University, 2014–Present

Quinto-Pozos, D., Alley, E., Casanova de Canales, K., & Treviño, R. (2015). When language is underspecified for particular linguistic features: Spanish-ASL-English interpreters’ decisions in mock VRS calls. Selected Papers from the International Symposium on Signed Language Interpretation and Translation Research (Vol. 1).

Alley, E. (2014). “Who makes the rules anyway?”: Reality and perception of guidelines in video relay service interpreting. The Interpreters’ Newsletter No. 19, 13-26.

Alley, E. (2014). In the Stacks: Literature Review. Toward Effective Practice: Interpreting in Spanish-Influenced Settings, National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers, 45-56.

Alley, E. (2014). A Follow-Up Survey to Determine Competencies and Skills Needed for Effective Trilingual Interpreting. Toward Effective Practice: Interpreting in Spanish-Influenced Settings, National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers, 127-134.

Roy, C., Alley, E., Hunt, D., & Santiago, R. (2013). Research studies in interpretation from Gallaudet's doctoral students. International Journal of Interpreter Education, 5(2), 96-110.

Alley, E. (2012). Exploring remote interpreting. International Journal of Interpreter Education, 4(1), 111-119.

Alley, E. (2016). Professional autonomy in video relay service interpreting. 53rd Biennial National Association of the Deaf Conference. Phoenix, AZ.

Alley, E. (2015). Delivery of services via technology: Competency interpreting through video remote interpreting. National Symposium on Healthcare Interpreting. St. Paul, MN.

Alley, E. (2014). Professional autonomy in video relay service interpreting: Perceptions of American Sign Language-English interpreters. Minnesota Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Fall Conference. Rochester, MN.

Alley, E. (2014). Video remote interpretation: Establishing access to post-secondary environments for deaf students. The Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) 37 th Annual Conference. Sacramento, CA.

Quinto-Pozos, D. & Alley, E. (2014). Investigating interpretation settings that are prohibitive to the researcher's video camera. International Symposium on Signed Language Interpretation and Translation Research. Gallaudet University, Washington. DC.

Alley, E. (2014). Professional autonomy in video relay service interpreting: Perceptions of American Sign Language-English interpreters. International Symposium on Signed Language Interpretation and Translation Research. Gallaudet University, Washington. DC.

Alley, E. & Marks, A. (2014). Video relay service interpreting: Findings from two studies. Gallaudet University Department of Interpretation Colloquium Series. Washington, DC.

Alley, E. (2014). Professional Autonomy in Video Relay Service Interpreting. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD.

Alley, E. & Gouby, G. (2013). Department of public safety training. Gallaudet Interpreting Service. Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

Quinto-Pozos, D., Trevino, R., Casanova de Canales, K., & Alley, E. (2013). Results of research on trilingual (Spanish-ASL- English) VRS interpreting”. Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf National Conference. Indianapolis, IN.

Alley, E. (2013). Video remote interpretation: Working together to establish an inclusive and equitable post-secondary environment for deaf students”. Association on Higher Education and Disability Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Alley, E. (2013). “Who Makes the Rules Anyway?: Reality and Perception of Guidelines in Video Relay Service Interpreting”. Critical Link 7 International Conference. Toronto, Canada.

Alley, E. (2012). “Who Makes the rules anyway?”: Reality and perception of guidelines in video relay service interpreting. CIT National Conference. Charlotte, NC.

Alley, E., Hunt, D., & Santiago, R. (2011). Gallaudet University Doctoral Panel Presentation. RID National Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Alley, E. (2010). Deaf perspectives on the use of American Sign Language or contact sign when using video relay service”. Potomac Chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. Chevy Chase, MD.

Alley, E. (2010). Deaf perspectives on the use of American Sign Language or contact sign when using video relay service. Kansas Association of Interpreters Annual Conference. Junction City, KS.