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About Laurie Swabey, PhD

Video Phone 651-212-7408

Positions

2007 - Present Professor, American Sign Language and Interpreting, St. Catherine University ASL and Interpreting Department
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1999 - 2007 Associate Professor & Chair, ASL and Interpreting Department, St. Catherine University
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2017 - Present St. Catherine University, CATIE Center: Behavioral Health Interpreting Program
United States Department of Education, RSA
Role: Principal Investigator
$2,000,000
2017 - Present St. Catherine University, CATIE Center: Experiential Learning Model for Interpreter Education
United States Department of Education, RSA
Role: Principal Investigator
$4,000,000
2010 - 2016 St. Catherine University, CATIE Center: Advancing the Quality and Quantity of Interpreters through Effective Practices
Department of Education, RSA
Role: Principal investigator
$1,800,000
2005 - 2010 The College of St. Catherine: Collaborative for the Advancement of Teaching Interpreting Excellence.
United States Department of Education, RSA
Role: Principal Investigator
$1,500,000
2005 - 2007 The College of St. Catherine: Building Interpreter Capacity (Legal and Medical Interpreting).
Minnesota State Department of Human Services
Role: Principal Investigator
$42,000
2004 - 2005 Improving Access to Health Care in Greater Minnesota for Deaf Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Minnesota
Role: Principal Investigator
$34,000
2003 - 2005 The College of St. Catherine: Building Interpreter Capacity (Legal and Medical Interpreting). (Laurie Swabey, PI)
Minnesota State Department of Human Services
Role: Principal Investigator
$42,000
2000 - 2005 The College of St. Catherine: Upgrading the Quality of Interpreting Services in Region V
United States Department of Education, RSA
Role: Principal Investigator
$768,055
1985 - 1990 The University of New Hampshire: Interpreter Education in New England.
United States Department of Education, RSA
Role: Principal Investigator
$650,000
1982 - 1985 The University of New Hampshire: Upgrading Interpreting in Northern New England.
United States Department of Education, RSA
Role: Principal Investigator
$250,000
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Honors and Awards

  • 2014 – CIT and RID Mary Stotler Award – received at the biennial national CIT conference in Portland, Oregon.
  • 2011 - St. Catherine University Carol Easley Denny Award (funded research project): As the world watched: A cross-linguistic analysis of interpretations of President Obama’s inauguration speech.
  • 2010 - RID Research Award (funded research project): An examination of deaf physician-deaf patient discourse: Implications for interpreting practice.
  • 2008 - St. Catherine University Bonnie Jean Kelly and Joan Kelly Faculty Excellence Award
  • 2008 - MRID Member of the Year Award
  • 2017 - Behavior Heath Award: Department of Education
  • 2017 - Experiential Learning Model Demonstration Center Award: Department of Education

Education

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2002 PhD, Linguistics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
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1980 MA, Education, Lewis and Clark College
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1979 Bachelor's degree, Psychology, California State University, Northridge
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Contact Information

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Office 651-690-6797
Video Phone 651-212-7408

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Publications (22)

Presentations (18)