Interpreting and Translation Studies

Carlos Fasola

Adjunct Professor
Manager of Language Services
Wake Forest Baptist Health

Areas of Expertise
Editing and Revising,
Intercultural Services Management

Dr. Fasola is Manager of Language Services at Wake Forest Baptist Health, where he ensures language access for all Limited English Proficient patients, supervises a team of staff interpreters, and manages an in-house translation department. Dr. Fasola received an M.A. in Interpreting and Translation Studies at Wake Forest University in 2016. He has a background in linguistics, having received a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Rutgers University, and has extensive experience working as a copyeditor. He is a member of the ATA (American Translators Association), CATI (Carolina Association of Translators and Interpreters), and CAMIL (Carolina Association of Medical Interpreter Leaders). Dr. Fasola has taught a special topics course in Editing and Revising for Translators for the ITS department.

Recent Publications

Duan, M., Fasola, C., Rallabandi, S. K., Vega, R. M., Anastasopoulos, A., Levin, L., & Black, A. W. (2019). A Resource for Computational Experiments on Mapudungun. arXiv:1912.01772v1

Li, X., & Fasola, C. A. (2016). The Semantics of yuè V yuè A in Mandarin Chinese: coercion and the necessarily temporal reading. In K. Ershova, J. Falk, & J. Geiger (Eds.), CLS 51: 2015: Proceedings of the Fifty-first Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society (pp. 381–395).

Fasola, C. A., Painequeo Paillán, H., Lee S. J., & Perkins, J. (2015). Acoustic properties of the dental vs. alveolar contrast in Mapudungun. In the Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Eds.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 506.1–5).

Professional Highlights

  • Simultaneous interpreter from Spanish into English at World Youth Day Panama 2019

Current Projects

  • Joint work with Xiao Li on yuè … yuè constructions in Mandarin