Dr. Lisa Godfrey


Dr. Lisa B. Godfrey

Director - Graduate Studies
Assistant Professor
American Sign Language, Sign Language Interpretation, Education

Email: godfrel@tntemple.edu

 

Education


  • Ed.D.University of Tennessee - Chattanooga in Learning and Leadership (2010)
  • M.S. Ferris State University in Career/Technical Education (1997)
  • B.A. University of Michigan in English and History (1995)
  • A.A.S.,Mott Community College in Sign Language Interpreting and Deaf Studies (1992)
 

Academic Experiences


  • Director: Graduate Studies – June 2012 to Present
  • Adjunct Professor – May 2010 to May 2012
  • Chairperson – Sign Language Interpreting Department – August 1997 to May 2010
 

Teaching Specializations


  • American Sign Language
  • Sign Language Interpreting
  • Education
 

Ministry & Professional Experience


  • Professional Activities
    • RID Region II 2010 Regional Conference – Local Contact; Student Representative Co-Chair - 2010
    • TRID 2009 State Conference – Conference Committee Chair - 2009
    • EIPA Written Test LTA – 2008 – 2009
    • Educational Interpreter Weekend Conference Chair – 2007, 2008
    • PEPNet South Advisory Committee – 2006 – Present
    • NCEIC Mentor Consortium – 2006
    • Tennessee Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Council – 2005 – 2009
  • Ministry Activities
    • Deaf Ministry
    • Youth Ministry
    • Small Group Host
    • Hospitality Team
    • College and Career
    • Sign Language Choir Director
    • Mission Trips to New York City, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, Ireland, Italy, California (Deaf/Blind)
 

Publications & Presentations


  • Presentations
    • Demand Control Theory – 2008, 2009
    • EIPA and Educational Interpreters – 2007
    • Educational Roundtable Interpreter Discussion – 03/07, 10/07
    • Educational Interpreter Mentor Training – 2007
    • Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment – 2006, 2010
    • RID Region II Conference: Introduction to Religious Interpreting - 2006
    • Academic Acceptance of American Sign Language – 2006
    • Video Remote Interpreting – 2005
    • Sign Language Mentoring – 2004
    • Team Interpreting – 2004
    • An Introduction to American Sign Language Linguistics – 2003, 2009
    • Interpreting Skills Building –1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
    • Religious Interpreting – 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011
  • Publications
    • Beyond the Classroom Walls – CIT Newsletter, 10/03
    • Adding to Your Teaching Tool Box – CIT Newsletter, 04/04
    • VIEWS President’s Report – Monthly September 05 – 5/09
    • Effective Characteristics of Interpreter Education Programs in the United States – 12/10 (Dissertation)
    • Effective Characteristics of Interpreter Education Programs in the United States – Fall 2011
    • International Journal of Interpreter Education
 

Recognitions


  • Who's Who Among American Teachers 2009, 2004, 2002, 1999
  • Tennessee Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Presidents Award 2004
  • RID Region II Representative Award 2006
 

Family


  • Married to Kevin for 10 years. The mother of two children.