Laurie Swabey

Professor

651-690-6797

laswabey@stkate.edu

Video Phone 651-212-7408

Ph.D., Linguistics, 2002
University of Minnesota, Twin CIties, Minnesota

Interpreting Certification — Comprehensive Skills Certificate (CSC)
RID, Washington, DC, District of Columbia

Mary Stotler Award. (2014). This award recognizes a person who has made significant contributions to the field of interpreting and interpreter education. The award, started in 1985, is a national award jointly awarded by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID), and the Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT). The recipient of this award is recognized at both the RID and CIT conventions.

St. Catherine University - Carol Easley Denny Award. (2011). St. Catherine University Carol Easley Denny Award: "As the world watched: A cross-linguistic analysis of interpretations of President Obama’s inauguration speech."

RID Research Award. (2010). RID Research Award (funded research project): "An examination of deaf physician-deaf patient discourse: Implications for interpreting practice."

St. Catherine University. (2008). Bonnie Jean Kelly and Joan Kelly Faculty Excellence Award

MRID. (2008). Member of the Year Award

St. Catherine University, CATIE Center: Advancing the Quality and Quantity of Interpreters through Effective Practices (2010).

The College of St. Catherine: Collaborative for the Advancement of Teaching Interpreting Excellence (2005).

The College of St. Catherine: Building Interpreter Capacity (Legal and Medical Interpreting). (2005).

Improving Access to Health Care in Greater Minnesota for Deaf Patients (2004).

The College of St. Catherine: Building Interpreter Capacity (Legal and Medical Interpreting) (2003).

The College of St. Catherine: Upgrading the Quality of Interpreting Services in Region V (2000).

Professor, St. Catherine University, 1999–Present

Lecturer/Curriculum Development/Consultant, University of Minnesota, 1990–1999

Assistant Professor, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, 1991–1992

Assistant Professor, Program Director, University of New Hampshire, Manchester, 1980–1990

Book Chapter

Swabey, L. & Nicodemus, B. (2015). An examination of medical interview questions translated in American Sign Language by deaf physicians and interpreters. Melanie Metzger & Brenda Nicodemus, Investigations in Healthcare Interpreting. Washington DC, Gallaudet University Press

Swabey, L. & Faber, Q. (2012). Domains and competencies in healthcare interpreting: Applications and implications for educators. Laurie Swabey & Karen Malcolm, In our hands: Educating Healthcare Interpreters (1 - 26). Washington DC, Gallaudet University Press

Swabey, L. & Nicodemus, B. (2015). Action Research. Claudia Angelelli, Brain Baer, Researching Translation and Interpreting. Oxfordshire, UK, Routledge

Swabey, L. & Nicodemus, B. (2011). Bimodal bilingual interpreting in the US healthcare system: A critical linguistic activity in need of investigation. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Laurie Swabey and Brenda Nicodemus, Advances in Interpreting Research: Inquiry in Action (241-260). Amsterdam, Netherlands, John Benjamins

Swabey, L. Healthcare Interpreting. L. Roberson & S. Shaw, Introduction to Interpreting. Washington DC, Gallaudet University Press

Swabey, L. (2011). Referring Expressions in ASL Discourse. Cynthia Roy, Discourse in Signed Languages (96-118). Washington DC, Gallaudet University Press

Swabey, L. & Mickelson, P. (2008). Role definition: A perspective on forty years of professionalism in sign language interpreting. C. Valero-Garces & A. Martin, Crossing Borders in Community Interpreting. Amsterdam, Netherlands, John Benjamins Publishing Company

Other

Swabey, L. & Malcolm, K. (2012). "Introduction," Washington DC, Gallaudet University Press

Swabey, L. (2015). "Medical Interpreting," California, Sage

Edited Book

Swabey, L. & Nicodemus, B. (2011). Advances in Interpreting Research: Inquiry in Action, Amsterdam, Netherlands, John Benjamins Publishing Company

Swabey, L. & Malcolm, K. (2012). In our hands: Educating Healthcare Interpreters, Washington DC, Gallaudet University Press

Journal Article

Swabey, L., Nicodemus, B., Cagle, K. & Beldon, J. "‘My fellow citizens’: Deaf perspectives on translating the opening line of a presidential inaugural address into American Sign Language." Journal of Interpreting.

Swabey, L. & Andrea, O. "Communication Access for Deaf People in Healthcare Settings: Understanding the work of American Sign Language interpreters." Journal for Healthcare Quality.

Swabey, L. & Nicodemus, B. (2014). "Conveying medication prescriptions in American Sign Language: Use of emphasis in translations by interpreters and deaf physicians." The International Journal of Translation & Interpreting. (Volume 6, No 1, 1-22)

Swabey, L., Nicodemus, B. & Witter-Merithew, A. (2011). "Establishing presence and role transparency in healthcare interpreting: A pedagogical approach for interpreter education." Rivista di Linguistica (Italian Journal of Linguistics). (XI, 3, 69-82)

Swabey, L., Nicodemus, B., Gile, D. & Taylor, M. "Lexical decisions and related cognitive issues in spoken and signed language interpreting: A case study of Obama’s inaugural address." Interpreting: International Journal of Research and Practice in Interpreting.

Swabey, L., Nicodemus, B. & Taylor, M. (2014). "Preparation strategies used by American Sign Language-English interpreters to render President Barack Obama’s inaugural address." Special Issue on Dialogue Interpreting: The Interpreter's Newsletter.

Compilation

Swabey, L. & Dutton, L. (2014). "Interpreting in healthcare settings: Annotated bibliography"

Swabey, L. & Nicodemus, B. (2015). "Lexical gaps between spoken and signed languages: Challenges and strategies for interpreters." European Federation of Signed Language Interpreters

Swabey, L., Patrie, C. & Laurion, R. (2015). "Healthcare Interpreting Lattice." RID National Conference

Swabey, L., Patrie, C. & Laurion, R. (2015). "Progression toward competency: Career lattice for healthcare interpreters." National Symposium on Healthcare Interpreting

Swabey, L. & Dutton, L. (2014). "Defining essentials: Creation of an annotated bibliography for healthcare interpreters and interpreter educators." CIT

Swabey, L. & Nicodemus, B. (2014). "An examination of medical interview questions translated into American Sign Language by deaf physicians and interpreters." American Translation and Interpreting Studies Conference: Where Theory and Practice Meet

Swabey, L. & Nicodemus, B. (2014). "An examination of medical interview questions translated into American Sign Language by deaf physicians and interpreters." International Symposium on Signed Language Research

Swabey, L. (2013).“Standards for Interpreter Education.” Invited Lecture – Universite Sorbonne Nourvelle, Paris 3 (ESIT). November, 2013. Universite Sorbonne Nourvelle, Paris 3 (ESIT): Graduate School

Olson, A. & Swabey, L. (2013). "Understanding the Work of American Sign Language Interpreters Working in Healthcare Settings." Association of Psychological Science

Olson, A. & Swabey, L. (2013). "Adaptive Performance of American Sign Language Interpreters who Work in Healthcare Settings." Midwest Psychological Association (MPA)

Swabey, L. & Nicodemu, B. (2013). "Examining discourse in healthcare: Pedagogy, practice, and research in ASL-English interpreting." AMPHL (Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Loss)

Swabey, L. & Malcolm, K. (2012). "Educating Healthcare Interpreters." CIT

Swabey, L. & Nicodemus, B. (2012). "Examining Discourse in Healthcare Interpreting: Deaf Physicians and Expert Interpreters." National Symposium on Healthcare Interpreting

Swabey, L. & Nicodemus, B. (2011). "Accreditation standards for interpreter education programs in the U.S: A discussion about challenges, strategies, and resources." Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Departament de Traducció i Ciències del Llenguatge

Swabey, L., Nicodemus, B., Giles, D. & Taylor, M. (2011). "Interpreting Scripted Speeches: An Examination of Expert Interpreters." EFSLI Conference: European Federation of Sign Language Interpreters. Vietri sul Mare, Italy

Swabey, L. & Laurion, R. (2011). "Superdosing Interpreters." AMPHL (National Conference)

Swabey, L., Nicodemus, B. & Moreland, C. (2010). "An Examination of Deaf Physician-Deaf Patient Discourse: Implications for Interpreting Practice and Education." CIT Conference (National conference)

Swabey, L. & Winston, B. (2010). "Growth to Competence: Identifying Specialist and Generalist Competencies in Community Interpreting." Critical Link (International Conference - Birmingham, England)