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Ross Irons | Elance
 
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Ross Irons

Russian-English Translator; Research and Analysis
   United States

Overview

Highly developed skills in writing, editing, translation and research. Expertise in Russia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe. Expertise in ethnic and religious minorities of the Russian Federation. Expertise in religion (Eastern and Western Christianity, Islam). Extensive exposure to Russian and German literature. Five years foreign language teaching experience (English, German, Russian).

BA, Baylor University, German and Russian
MA, Georgetown University, Eurasian, Russian and East European Area Studies

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Russian-English Translation:

I provide translation, editing and proofreading of texts from Russian to English. Texts can be from a variety of genres (media/journalism, fiction, non-fiction, academic, technical). With an advanced-high level of fluency in Russian, a total of 1.5 years of in-country experience and exceptional writing skills in English, I can offer accurate translations that capture the tone of the original text. I have experience translating texts in an academic context as well as professional. While teaching English at the Kazan Institute of Economics, Management and Law in Kazan, Russia through a Fulbright grant, I translated part of the college's website into English. The following year marked the beginning of my master's studies, which entailed regular translation of a variety of texts from Russian to English. Currently, I provide translation of lectures and other course materials at the International Monetary Fund as need among my other duties as a program assistant.

Research:

I offer assistance in research projects in the forms of data accumulation and data management. I am able to assist research in a variety of topics and can offer informed expertise in topics related to literature/literary criticism, history and historiography, anthropology/ethnography, religion and media/journalism. Research materials can be in English, Russian or German. I have extensive experience conducting research and working independently. Throughout my BA and MA, I...

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