Academic Staff

Ms Dan Chen

Position in departmentInternational Partnerships (ROW) Coordinator, Overseas Recruitment & T and I Mock Conference Coordinator
Staff position[CD]
Telephone01206 872100

With working languages of Chinese, English and Japanese, she have been working as a freelance translator and interpreter for years. As an interpreter, she has worked for many international conferences, forums and meetings in the areas of cultural heritages, environment, general laws, social issues, finance, economics, accounting, arts and music, primarily in European countries and China. She also has extensive experience of translating key projects for international organizations and research institutes.

Before coming to Essex University, she was co-teaching with lecturers from a practical perspective, on modules of Bilateral Interpreting, Consecutive Interpreting, Simultaneous Interpreting and Translation for EU in Newcastle University.


MA in International Business Management (Newcastle University)
MA in Interpreting (Newcastle University)

Full member of Chartered Institute of Linguists

Research interests

- Cooperative learning of interpreting skills

- interpreter's knowledge acquisition

Teaching responsibilities

Postgraduate teaching:
Simultaneous Interpreting II and III
Bilateral Interpreting I and II
Technical Translation


Published translation:

- Reporting Guidance on the 10th Principle against Corruption (2011)

- Blueprint for Corporate Sustainability Leadership (2010)

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