|Born in Manitoba, Canada; Swiss and Canadian citizenship.|
|1987|| PhD (Linguistics) University of Alberta,
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Thesis title: The Psychological Reality of Sub-syllabic Units.
|1981||MSc (Psycholinguistics) University of Alberta,
Thesis title: On the role of Orthography in Experimental Phonology.
|1980||TESL certificate (Teaching English as a Second Language), University of Alberta, Edmonton.|
|1979||BA (Honours Psychology) Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.|
Academic Professional Experience
|2012-present||Professor of Translation Studies, Institute of Interpreting and Translation, ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur. Member of IUED management since 2015.|
|1998-2011||Freelance translator (German to English) and editor for various financial and industrial organizations and ESP (English for Special Purposes) instructor and coach for high-register business and academic English, Opfikon.|
|2005-2011||Professor in English section of translation program and abroad coordinator for North America, Institute of Interpreting and Translation, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur.|
|1995-2005||Instructor in English department, Zurich University of Applied Sciences Winterthur (formerly Dolmetscherschule Zürich), Zurich.|
|1993-2000||English consultant and mathematics seminar instructor at Oekreal Schools of Business and Graduate School of Business Administration (GSBA), Zurich.|
|1993-1998||In-house ESL instructor for an international consulting company, Zurich.|
|1989-1991||Freelance translator (German to English) and ESL instructor, Milan, Italy.|
|1987-1988||In-house ESL consultant and instructor, Credit Suisse, Zurich.|
|1987-1988||ESL instructor of intermediate English, business English, TOEFL and GMAT preparation at Oekreal and GSBA, Zurich.|
|1986-1987||ESL instructor for TOEFL preparation and intermediate level English at the English Centre, Zurich.|
|1982-1983||ESL instructor for technical and Business English, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.|
|1981-1983||Research associate, Regional Human Communication Unit, Hotel Dieu Hospital and Queen's University, Kingston.|
|1980||Teaching assistant of introductory linguistics, University of Alberta, Edmonton.|
|1979||Research assistant, Department of Psychology, Queen's University, Kingston.|