Areas of Expertise
American Sign Language - English Interpreting
2. Social Connectedness of Deaf Senior Citizens and Children
3. Cognitive and Motivational Contributors to Interpreting Aptitude
Ed.D., Instruction and Curriculum Leadership, University of Memphis
2011-2013 Munoz Presidential Professorship
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Conference of Interpreter Trainers, Mid-South Educational Research Association
Dr. Shaw is an appointed co-editor for the Journal of Interpretation (2010-2014) and an appointed reviewer for the Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship (2009-present).
Publications & Presentations
Shaw, S. (in press). Cognitive and motivational contributors to aptitude: A study of spoken and signed language interpreting students Interpreting: International Journal of Research and Practice in Interpreting, 13(1).
Shaw, S. (2010). AA to BA coordinated academic degree model. In P. Annarino, & L. Stauffer (Eds). AA-BA Partnerships: Creating New Value for Interpreter Education Programs. National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers.
Shaw, S., & Roberson, L. (2009). Service-learning: Re-centering the Deaf community in interpreter education. American Annals of the Deaf, 154(3), 277-283.
Dr. Shaw was a conference co-sponsor for the 2009 International conference: Aptitude for Interpreting. Towards Reliable Admission Testing in Antwerp, Belgium during which she presented (Cognitive and Motivational Contributors to Aptitude: A Study of Spoken and Signed Language Interpreting Students) and facilitated (Researcher Roundtable on Methodology of Aptitude Research).