Sherry Shaw, Ed.D., CSC, is a Professor and Program Director of the Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in American Sign Language/English Interpreting at the University of North Florida. She has been an interpreter educator since 1989 and is actively engaged in research that explores cognitive and personal characteristics that contribute to student success in learning the interpreting process. In addition to essential characteristics of interpreting students, Dr. Shaw has published in the areas of student support systems, service learning in the Deaf community, transitioning from language acquisition to interpreting, and quality of life of Deaf senior citizens. She is the author of Service Learning in Interpreter Education: Strategies for Extending Student Involvement in the Deaf Community, published by Gallaudet University Press in 2013. Dr. Shaw is an active member of the Conference of Interpreter Trainers and is co-editor of the Journal of Interpretation. She is also on the editorial review board of the Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship.