Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Sieun Lee

First Name
Sieun
Last Name
Lee
Sieun Lee
Job Title
Visiting Professor
Location
McCone 229
Phone
831.647.6636
Language(s)
한국어

Professor Lee has been working as a freelance interpreter and translator since 1991. She worked for many government agencies including the Ministry of Labor, the Ministry of Maritime and Fisheries, the Ministry of Information, and the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy, as well as major businesses such as Samsung SDS and Hyundai Motor Company. From 1996 to 2007, she served as a staff interpreter at Taylor Nelson Sofres, a leading market research firm in Seoul.

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Expertise

Translation, simultaneous & consecutive interpretation of Korean and English

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Education

MA, Interpretation and Translation, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea

MA, Translation, Monterey Institute of International Studies 

MS, Instructional Science and Technology, California State University Monterey Bay

BA, English Language and Literature, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

Faculty Type
Visiting Faculty

Miryoung Sohn

First Name
Miryoung
Last Name
Sohn
Miryoung Sohn
Job Title
Associate Professor & Program Coordinator Korean T & I
Location
McCone Building 106
Phone
831.647.3552
Language(s)
한국어

Professor Sohn is a freelance conference interpreter and translator. She has worked in international conferences on politics, finance, computer science, and telecommunications. She has also worked as an in-house interpreter for a major company in Korea for 4 years, during which she has interpreted for business reengineering and ERP package implementation projects. Her translation work includes various types of documents released by the Korean government and Korean businesses. She taught at Hankuk University before joining the Institute.

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Faculty Program Tags
Expertise

Simultaneous and consecutive interpretation and translation of Korean and English

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Education

MA, Interpretation and Translation, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea; BA, Sociology, Ewha Womans University, Korea

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Regular Faculty
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Yoonji Choi

First Name
Yoonji
Last Name
Choi
Yoonji Choi
Job Title
Associate Professor
Location
McCone Building 104
Phone
831.647.3549
Language(s)
한국어

Professor Choi specializes in web reading in translation from a cognitive perspective and teaches translation and interpretation courses at the Institute. She has passion for communication and cultures and always finds fun and excitement in exchanging ideas and insights. She is a passionate advocate for human rights and dignity. Prof. Choi also is an active freelance translator, interpreter, and localization consultant who works with major IT and medical companies in Silicon Valley, local and federal government, and many media companies.

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Faculty Program Tags
Expertise

Translation, software localization, simultaneous and consecutive interpretation of Korean and English

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Education

PHD, Translation and Intercultural Studies, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
MA, Translation and Intercultural Studies, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
MA, Translation and Interpretation, Monterey Institute of International Studies, CA
BS, Physics and Education, Ewha University, Seoul

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Regular Faculty
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