Laurie Shaffer

Director & Assistant Professor of ASL/English Interpreting program
Office: ASL, 88 Commercial Street, RM 362, Manchester, NH 03101
Laurie Shaffer


  • B.A., Hamilton College

Courses Taught

  • INTR 430: Introduction to Interpretation
  • INTR 439: Ethics&Prof Standards For Intr
  • INTR 540: Translation
  • INTR 599: Interpret Healthcare Setting
  • INTR 630: Consecutive Interpretation I
  • INTR 636: Consecutive Interpretation II
  • INTR 732: Simultaneous Interpretation
  • INTR 734: Field Experience & Seminar I
  • INTR 735: Field Experience & Seminar II
  • UMIS 599: IndStdy/Comparing Work in K-12

Selected Publications

Shaffer, L. R., & Watson, W. (2004, September 29). Peer Mentoring: What is THAT?. In E. Maroney (Ed.), CIT: STILL SHINING AFTER 25 YEARS (pp. 77-91). Western Oregon University Print Shop: Conference of Interpreter Trainers.

Shaffer, L. R., Bowen-Bailey, D., Gordon, P., & Jones, D. B. (2012, October 17). Training Interpreters in the Public Schools: The TIPS Process. In L. Roberson, & S. Shaw (Eds.), 2012: ICORE: INNOVATIVE AND CREATIVE OPPORTUNITIES FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION.

Shaffer-Whiting, L. R. (2013). From a distance...Mentoring in educational (K12) settings. In B. Winston, & R. Lee, (Eds.), Mentorship in Sign Language Interpreting (pp. 139-161). Alexandria, VA: Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc.