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Andreana Durkin

Andreana Durkin

Andreana has a B.S. in ASL-English Interpretation from the Rochester Institute of Technology. She has been an interpreter since 2005 working in the K-12 setting, Video Relay Service, and as a freelance interpreter. She joined CERP as research associate/project interpreter in 2013. She holds NIC: Master certification through the Registry of Interpreters of the Deaf and had previously worked in the Department of Access Services for six years. She is currently working on the National Institute of Health grant researching Deaf and Hard of Hearing students' learning as it relates to their language skills and preferences, their knowledge, and their cognitive abilities. She is also studying their cognitive abilities as they relate to language and communication backgrounds. Additionally, she is interested in researching sign language interpreters cognitive abilities. She remains very active in the interpreting community providing workshops on interpreting in the Middle East and workshops designed for new interpreters.

Research Associate/Project Interpreter
Office: 
14-1528
Phone: 
585-475-5276 (V/TTY)