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Kathryn Ryan-Thaanum, M.A.


M.A., B.A., University of the Pacific

Research Interests
Bilingual education, education and business translation, cross-cultural awareness and adaptation

Professor Ryan-Thaanum is a graduate of The National Hispanic University's Translation and Interpretation certificate program, in which she now teaches. Prior to joining the university in 2010, she worked as a public school teacher in California and spent more than 30 years as a bilingual educator, teaching math, English-language development, and Spanish to both native speakers and second-language learners. Her background also includes experience as a translator and interpreter.


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