Member since Jun '09

Working languages:
Russian to English
English (monolingual)

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Judith Hehir
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United States
Local time: 05:31 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: English Native in English
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10 positive entries

User message
A word fitly spoken
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Medical (general)Medical: Health Care
Medical: PharmaceuticalsReligion
OtherJournalism
LinguisticsEducation / Pedagogy
Law (general)Poetry & Literature

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1094, Questions answered: 954, Questions asked: 398
Project History 10 projects entered    10 positive feedback from outsourcers
Project DetailsProject SummaryCorroboration

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 206 pages
Completed: Nov 2009
Languages:
English
Doctoral Dissertation

"Ghanaian Immigrant Children in the Bronx: A Case Study in Acculturation," James Asare, Doctor of Arts in Humanistic Studies, Visiting Lecturer, Africana Studies, University at Albany, SUNY

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
positive
Unlisted info:  James Asare: Very intelligent editor! Knowledgeable, trustworthy,patient,dependable,kind, and God-fearing. Ready to listen. Comments are constructive. Gave "scholarly live" to my dissertation. A very good and brilliant editor. Will always edit my work.

Translation
Volume: 1900 words
Completed: Oct 2009
Languages:
Russian to English
Article and advertisements for medical journal

"Losing Cardiac Muscle Defense," T.N. Solujanova, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Doctor of Endocrinology, ZAO Medsi Multidisciplinary Medical Center, Moscow Advertisements for glucometers, skin care products for diabetics, oral care products for diabetics

Medical: Cardiology
positive
Andrea Heiss: Excellent collaboration, very good translation !

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 32 pages
Completed: Sep 2009
Languages:
English
Article for sociology journal

Reflexivity in Mobilization: Gender and Memory as Cultural Features in the Mobilization of Women in Vieques (1999-2003), Roberto Vélez-Vélez, PhD, Assistant Professor, SUNY New Paltz

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
positive
Roberto Velez: The editing was excellent and seriously improved the quality and professionality of the article soon to be published.

Translation
Volume: 6400 words
Completed: Aug 2009
Languages:
Russian to English
Four articles from medical journal



Medical (general)
positive
Andrea Heiss: Very reliable, high quality, punctual delivery

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 391 pages
Completed: May 2009
Languages:
English
Doctoral Dissertation

"Change and Continuity in Mexico's Immigration Policy: How Civil Society Organizations Influence the Policy Process," Laura Valeria Gonzalez-Murphy, PhD, Lecturer and Senior Research Aid, SUNY Research Foundation, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, SUNY at Albany

Government / Politics
positive
Unlisted info:  Great to work with, and always efficient and prompt

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 133 pages
Completed: Apr 2009
Languages:
English
Doctoral Dissertation

"Developing Four-Skill Literacy among Adult Heritage Learners: Effects of Linguistic and Non-Linguistic Variables on the Attainment of Low-Proficiency Heritage Students of Russian within a Dedicated College-Level Bridge Course," Alla A. Smyslova, PhD, Russian Practicum Director, Columbia University

Linguistics, Education / Pedagogy
positive
Alla Smyslova: Amazing to work with! Smart, clear, very helpful comments. Will work again, by all means!

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 174 pages
Completed: May 2008
Languages:
English
Doctoral Dissertation

"Retaining the Wisdom: Deans' Reflections on Extending the Academic Working Life of Aging Nurse Faculty," Nancy L. Falk, MBA, PhD, Assistant Professor, The George Washington University

Education / Pedagogy, Medical: Health Care
positive
Dr. Nancy L. Falk: Exceptionally bright, talented, and quality-oriented! Judi was instrumental in my completion of an "award winning" dissertation. As I write for publication, she will be regularly called upon to help with editing. She's an outstanding editor!

Translation
Volume: 30 pages
Languages:
Russian to English
Article for scholarly journal

"Russian Expressions Denoting Physical Symptoms of Emotions," a scholarly article by Lidija Iordanskaja, appeared in Lingua (69) in 1986 (Elsevier Science Publishers B. V.). Iordanskaja's article examines Russian standard (set) expressions denoting symptoms of emotions in terms of the relationship between emotions and their corresponding bodily changes.

Linguistics
positive
Sophia Lubensky: The translation is excellent

Translation
Volume: 1017 pages
Duration: Sep 1983 to Jan 1986
Languages:
Russian to English
Dictionary of Idioms

Assisted in compilation of Sophia Lubensky's "Random House Russian-English Dictionary of Idioms"— Analyzed and evaluated English equivalents of Russian idioms against their Russian counterparts for semantic faithfulness, stylistic conformity, and contextual adequacy.

Idioms / Maxims / Sayings, Linguistics, Poetry & Literature
positive
Sophia Lubensky: Judith is a wonderful editor. I hope she will be available to work with me on the next edition of my dictionary.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 276 pages
Duration: Feb 2009 to Apr 2009
Languages:
English
4th volume in "Topics in CI Intelligence Series"

"Competitive Technical Intelligence," 4th volume in "Topics in CI" series, SCIP Competitive Intelligence Foundation, 2009, Brad Ashton, ed.

Other
positive
Ken Garrison: Excellent Skill and responsiveness


Blue Board entries made by this user  13 entries

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries Miscellaneous
Translation education Master's degree - University at Albany
Experience Years of translation experience: 17. Registered at ProZ.com: Jun 2009. Became a member: Jun 2009.
Credentials Russian to English (University at Albany, verified)
Russian to English (NYS Certified Court Interpreter, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
Professional practices Judith Hehir endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Translation Education:
  • University Certificate in Russian Translation and Interpreting, University at Albany, SUNY
  • MA in Russian with linguistics concentration, University at Albany, SUNY
  • BA in Russian with journalism minor, University at Albany, SUNY
Additional Certification: New York State Unified Court System, Division of Court Operations, Court Interpreting Services

Translation Projects:
  • "Russian Expressions Denoting Physical Symptoms of Emotions: A Lexicographic Description," Lidija Iordanskaja, 30 pp.
  • Translation of abstracts for "Abstracts of Soviet and East European Emigre Periodical Literature," 1983-1984.
  • "Random House Russian-English Dictionary of Idioms," Sophia Lubensky, analyzed and evaluated idioms for stylistic adequacy.
For Additional Detail: See CV
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 1140
PRO-level pts: 1094


Top languages (PRO)
Russian to English1082
English12
Top general fields (PRO)
Other213
Art/Literary209
Medical206
Law/Patents196
Social Sciences99
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)144
Medical (general)98
Poetry & Literature82
Other78
Law: Contract(s)64
Religion56
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters52
Pts in 46 more flds >

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects10
With client feedback10
Corroborated10
100% positive (10 entries)
positive10
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Editing/proofreading6
Translation4
Language pairs
English6
Russian to English4
Specialty fields
Linguistics3
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.2
Education / Pedagogy2
Poetry & Literature1
Other1
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings1
Medical: Health Care1
Medical (general)1
Government / Politics1
Other fields
Medical: Cardiology1
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