Member since Aug '18

Working languages:
German to English
Finnish to English
Swedish to English
Danish to English

Irmeli Kuehnel
Germanic - English specialist, Phd.

Annapolis, Maryland, United States
Local time: 15:31 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: Finnish (Variant: Standard-Finland) Native in Finnish
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcription, Training
Specializes in:
Poetry & LiteratureGenealogy
Military / DefenseTourism & Travel
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVsFolklore
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings

Preferred currency USD
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer, Check
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Translation education PhD - University of Maryland
Experience Years of experience: 41. Registered at Aug 2017. Became a member: Aug 2018.
Credentials Swedish to English (US Department of Defense, verified)
German (PhD University MD, verified)
Swedish (Graduate Studies University MD, verified)
Finnish (ACTFL, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Google Translator Toolkit, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Numerous online foreign dicionaries, Powerpoint
Events and training
Professional practices Irmeli Kuehnel endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Transition from freelancer to agency owner

Biography –Dr. Irmeli “Tipi” Kuehnel

Professional Highlights

Independent contractor with ACTFL as an OPI rater for Finnish

Member, National Language Service corps as an independent contract translator

Authored a dual language German-English book on biography of Georg Simon Ohm, creator of Ohm’s Law on Electrical Resistance; authored and published two scholarly studies on German medieval epics.

Extensive experience with genealogy translations in Finnish, Norwegian, and German

PhD focused on Medieval Studies in German; can read and translate Middle High German,

Authored a dual language Swedish to English book on Swedish immigration to America in the 1800s.  Original book was published in the 1885.


PhD University of Maryland, College Park, MD – German Language & Literature
Master of Modern Language, Middlebury College, VT – German Literature
Bachelor’s Degree, University of California in San Diego – German Literature
Post -Graduate studies in Swedish

Keywords: Finnish, Medieval Studies, German, genealogy, Norwegian, Swedish

Profile last updated
Dec 31, 2020