Carol J Patrie


Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education • College of Education & Human Services

Areas of Expertise


PhD. University of Maryland School of Education 

Concentration: Adult Cognition 


Carol J. Patrie is an independent researcher and a national and international consultant on interpretation and teaching interpretation. She serves on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Interpreter Education and The Journal of Interpretation. She is a past president of the Conference of Interpreter Trainers and where she was professor and director of the MA in Interpretation. She retired from Gallaudet in 2001 and began creating a wide variety of resources for teaching and learning about interpreting. 

She serves as a  consultant on a mentorship project for the province of New Brunswick, which is a multi-stage, multi-year project. Patrie is an adjunct faculty member at the University of North Florida and teaches in the newly developed Masters degree in Teaching Interpreting




Patrie  is a recipient of the Mary Stotler Award. She is also  a recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Faculty award at Gallaudet University 

Publications & Presentations

Patrie is the author of nine-volume  Effective Interpreting Series and the video series, Interpreting in Medical, Legal, and Insurance Settings, all published by DawnSignPress. Her most recent releases are Translating from ASL and Fingerspelled Word Recognition through Rapid Serial Visual Presentation.   

She has authored many articles and presented at conferences world-wide. 

PatrieContact Information

(904) 620-2930