Maureen Ehrensberger-Dow

Portrait of Maureen Ehrensberger-Dow I was Professor of Translation Studies and a member of the management committee of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (IUED) at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) until 2022. My main research interests are:


ZHAW Tertiary Education Didactics Course (2011), University of St. Gallen.

PhD (Linguistics, 1987), University of Alberta.
Thesis: The Psychological Reality of Sub-syllabic Units.

MSc (Psycholinguistics, 1981), University of Alberta.
Thesis: On the role of Orthography in Experimental Phonology.

TESL certificate (Teaching English as a Second Language, 1980), University of Alberta.

BA (Honours Psychology, 1979), Queen's University.

Academic Professional Experience

2012-2022 Professor of Translation Studies, ZHAW Institute of Interpreting and Translation. Member of IUED management, 2015-2022.
1998-2011 Freelance translator (de-en) and editor, Opfikon.
2005-2011 Professor in IUED English section and abroad coordinator for North America.
1995-2005 Instructor in English section of IUED (formerly Dolmetscherschule Zürich), Winterthur.
1993-2000 English consultant and mathematics instructor, Oekreal/GSBA, Zurich.
1993-1998 In-house ESL instructor, international consulting company, Zurich.
1989-1991 Freelance translator (de-en) and ESL instructor, Milan.
1987-1988 In-house ESL consultant and instructor, Credit Suisse, Zurich.
1987-1988 ESL instructor and TOEFL and GMAT preparation, Oekreal/GSBA, Zurich.
1986-1987 ESL instructor and TOEFL preparation, English Centre, Zurich.
1982-1983 ESL instructor, Queen's University, Kingston.
1981-1983 Research associate, Queen's University, Kingston.
1980 Teaching assistant, University of Alberta, Edmonton.
1979 Research assistant, Queen's University, Kingston.