Maureen Ehrensberger-Dow

Portrait of Maureen Ehrensberger-Dow I am Professor of Translation Studies and member of the management committee of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (IUED) at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). 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-now Professor of Translation Studies, ZHAW Institute of Interpreting and Translation. Member of IUED management since 2015.
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.