Faculty & Staff Directory
Campus Address: CA539D
Assistant Professor, ASL/English Interpreting Program
B.S. Ball State University 1988, M.A. Ball State University 2003, Ph.D. Ball State University 2011
Cognitive linguistics, interpreting and translation, second language acquisition, and bilingualism
Text Analysis (ASL-I 305), Discourse Analysis of ASL (ASL - L 342), Discourse Analysis of English (ASL -L340)
White, J (2014). Cognitive spaces: Expanding participation framework by looking at signed language interpreters’ discourse and conceptual blending. The International Journal of Translation and Interpreting Research. Vol. 6, No. 1 http://www.trans-int.org/index.php/transint/article/view/295. White, J. & Multra Kraft, C. (2014) Strong Voicer: Deaf Individuals vs. Interpreter Perspectives. Conference of Interpreter Trainers Conference Proceedings. http://www.cit-asl.org/new/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/2014-CIT-Proceedings-Complete.pdf. White, J., Renguette. C., Multra Kraft, C. (2016) Interactional American Sign Language cues; Can they be taught? Proceedings from the European Sign Language Interpreter Forum 2015. To say or not to say; challenges of interpreting from sign language to spoken language. Warsaw, Poland.
Nationally certified ASL interpreter practicing in a variety of venues; committee work with State Chapter of Interpreters (ICRID) and Department of Education; Member of the Board of Interpreter Standards