Jelena Vranjes studied Germanic Philology at KU Leuven (2008-2012) and was granted a PhD in Linguistics at the same University in 2018. She worked as a researcher at KU Leuven from 2012 until 2018, as a guest lecturer at KU Leuven from 2018 until 2019 and as a postdoctoral researcher at Ghent University from 2019 until 2013. She is now assistant professor at the German Section of the Department for Translation, Interpreting and Communication at Ghent University.
Her research interests include (dialogue) interpreting, conversation analysis, multimodality in human interaction, the impact of context and technology on the perception and use of embodied resources and CALL. She uses advanced empirical methods, such as eye-tracking, in order to gain a better understanding of the multimodal dynamics of human interaction. She teaches courses on interpreting, writing and translation in German.
Empirical Translation Studies: Concepts, Theories and Methods