University of Northern Colorado ASL & Interpreting Studies Campus Box 106 Greeley, CO 80639
Ed.D. in Instructional Technology and Distance Education, Nova Southeastern University,
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
M.A. in Adult Education, with an emphasis in American Sign Language - English Interpretation,
Antioch University Seattle, Seattle, WA
Graduate coursework in Teaching of Interpreting, Western Maryland College, Westminster,
B.S. in Social Psychology, Park College, Parkville, MO
Manages federal and state grants
Presents at seminars and workshops at state, regional, national, and international
Nationally certified ASL-English Interpreter through the Registry of Interpreters
for the Deaf
Former Director of the Distance Opportunities for Interpreter Training (DO IT) Center
Research/Areas of Interest
Professional standards within the interpreting field; specifically educational settings
Distance delivered instructor
Portfolio assessment in interpreter education
Johnson, L., Taylor, M., Schick, B., Brown, S., & Bolster, L. (in press). Patterns
of Practice: Educational Interpreting. Edmonton, Canada: Interpreting Consolidated.
Johnson, L., Brown, S., Taylor, M, & Austin, N. (2014). Patterns of practice: Current
investigations in educational interpreting. CIT Proceedings. Portland, OR.
Simon, J., Hollrah, B., Lightfoot, M., Laurion, R. & Johnson, L. (2010). Steps toward identifying effective practices in video remote interpreting: 2010 report.
The National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers. Grant #H160A0500004.
Witter-Merithew, A., Johnson, L., & Nicodemus, B. (2010) Relational Autonomy and
Decision Latitude of ASL-English Interpreters: Implications for Interpreter Education.
In Roberson & Shaw (Eds). Proceedings of the 2010 Conference of Interpreter Trainers Convention.
Witter-Merithew, A. & Johnson, L. (2005). Toward competent practice: Conversations with stakeholders. Silver Spring, MD: RID Publishing.
Johnson, L. & Witter-Merithew, A. (2004). Interpreting skills acquired at a distance:
Results of a data-driven study. Journal of Interpretation. Silver Spring, MD: RID Publishing.
Witter-Merithew, A. & Johnson, L. (2004). Market disorder within the field of sign
language interpreting: Professionalization implications. Journal of Interpretation. Silver Spring, MD: RID Publishing.