Mariachiara Russo

Mariachiara Russo

Mariachiara Russo is Full Professor of Spanish Language and Interpretation at the Department of Interpreting and Translation (DIT) of the University of Bologna at Forlì and free-lance conference interpreter. In 1987 she graduated in Conference Interpreting at the Advanced School of Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators (SSLMIT) of the University of Trieste where she taught as Associate Professor between 1993 and 2001.In 2001 she moved to the SSLMIT of the University of Bologna at Forlì. She is the Coordinator of the MA in Interpreting (2001-2012; 2015-) and Lecturer of Interpreting Theory and simultaneous and consecutive interpretation from Spanish into Italian. She coordinated the European Parliament Interpreting Corpus (EPIC) project (https://corpora.dipintra.it), participated in the EU-funded Improving Police and Legal Interpreting (IMPLI) Project and has been among the coordinators of the EU-funded Project SHIFT in Orality- Shaping the Interpreters of the Future and of Todayon remote interpreting (http://www.shiftinorality.it) which ended in August 2018. She has published extensively on aptitude testing for interpreting, corpus-based interpreting studies, conference interpreting, liaison interpreting, contrastive linguistics, simultaneous film interpreting and remote interpreting.
She sits on the Board of CIUTI (Conférence Internationale Permanente d’Instituts Universitaires de Traducteurs et Interprètes) and between 2018-2020 on the Steering Committee of the Knowledge Centre on Interpretation of the DG-SCIC of the European Commission.
She is member of several editorial boards and international research groups.
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