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LaVona Andrew

Office: Meridian Health Science Center Room 810C

(208) 501-8783 VP

M.A. in Education–Curriculum & Instruction, emphasis in Second Language Acquisition, 2004, Boise State University
B.S. in Teaching Social Science, 2001, Brigham Young University
A.A. in Liberal Arts, 1995, Cottey College


Professional Areas of Interest: Impact of credential requirements on qualifications and availability of interpreters, heritage signers as interpreters, interpreter impact on Deaf people's quality of life, system-level improvements in interpreting service delivery   

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Interpreting, gardening, adventuring

Elizabeth Schniedewind

Elizabeth Schniedewind, Ed.D.

Clinical Associate Professor

Office: Meridian Health Science Center Room 819A

(208) 373-1765

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2020, Boise State University
M.A. in Deaf Education, 1992, Gallaudet University 
B.A. in English/Secondary Education, 1990, Gallaudet University

Professional Areas of Interest: Health communication inequities experienced by Deaf users of ASL; self-guided interpreting skill techniques; program evaluation and ethical considerations for interpreters.

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Spending time with my family, camping, building projects, small animal husbandry.

Steven Stubbs

Steven G Stubbs, CDI

Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: Meridian Health Science Center Room 810A

(208) 514-0111 VP

B.A. in Computer Science with an emphasis in Mathematics, 1997, University of Maryland - College Park


Professional Areas of Interest: American Sign Language, interpreting on international level, interpreting in legal setting, interpreting at conference, performance art interpreting, ethical consideration for interpreters, mentoring, translating

Personal Interests/Hobbies: My family, reading, traveling, leadership service, building projects, technologies

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