Jeffrey A. Killman

Jeffrey A. Killman

Associate Professor & Coordinator of Spanish
Mebane Hall 462

Coordinator of Spanish

Jeffrey Killman is an associate professor of Spanish at UNC Charlotte, where he teaches a range of topics including legal translation, scientific and technical translation, translation technologies, and translation theory. He has also taught translation practice courses at the American University and the University of Texas at Brownsville. He holds a Ph.D., M.A., and D.E.A. in Translation and Interpreting from the University of Málaga, Spain and a B.A. in education with a major in Spanish and a minor in bilingual education from the University of New Mexico. He also holds a legal translation and interpreting certificate from the University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain and is state-certified as a Spanish court interpreter. Killman’s research centers mostly on legal translation and translation technologies, and his publications have appeared in various edited volumes (e.g., AMTA, Routledge, Palgrave, Comares) and journals such as Babel, Perspectives, the Journal of Internationalization and Localization, and Translation and Interpreting Studies. He has collaborated as an English translator in judgment summaries volumes published by Spain’s General Council of the Judiciary and a few books edited by EU law scholars in Spain. He currently serves as the vice-president of the American Translation and Interpreting Studies Association (ATISA).


Ph.D., Universidad de Málaga, Spain, 2008

B.A., University of New Mexico, 2004


Coordinator of Spanish, UNC Charlotte, 2019 – present

Associate Professor of Spanish, UNC Charlotte

Assistant Professor of Spanish, UNC Charlotte

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