Yale graduate with degree in art and extensive background in Russian language.
Gold medalist in the Third International Olympiada of Russian Language and Literature, Moscow, 1978.
American Translation Association (ATA)-certified for translating from Russian to English.
Fourteen years of experience working with German genealogical records (church records, census records) in old German script. Some experience with Russian genealogical records.
Experience with translations for contemporary art galleries (articles on art and artists, artist resumes, artist statements, essays on artists). Special interest in the artists of Uzbekistan and arts of Uzbekistan, including traditional arts and crafts.
Interpreter of Russian in medical settings (clinics and hospitals) since 1986. Experience with interpreting for mental health patients/mental health counselling.
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