Professor Visson is a retired UN interpreter in the French and Russian booth with over 25 years of experience. She received a Ph.D. from Harvard University, taught Russian language and literature at Columbia University and other American universities, and for more than twenty years was a staff interpreter at the United Nations, working from Russian and French into English. Of Russian background, she is the author of several books including Wedded Strangers: The Challenges of Russian-American Marriages (expanded edition: NY: Hippocrene Books, 2001) and articles on children of Russian-American marriages. Professor Visson is also a member of the editorial board of Mosty, a Moscow-based journal on translation and interpretation, and Hippocrene Books, NY.
Interpretation of French and Russia