Dick Kroneman, Ph.D.

International Translation Coordinator, Senior Translation Consultant

Degrees

  • Th.D., Theology, Christian University of Papua, Sorong, Indonesia, 2013
  • Ph.D., Linguistics/Translation Studies, Free University Amsterdam, 2004
  • M.Th., Theology, University of Utrecht, 1987
  • B.A., Religion, University of Utrecht, 1984
  • Teaching Certificate, Religion, University of Utrecht, 1983

Current positions

  • International Translation Coordinator, SIL International, 2014
  • Certified Senior Translation Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • Adjunct Professor, New Testament Greek/Contextualization, Reformed Seminary, Wamena, Papua, Indonesia, 2010–
  • Translation Coordinator, SIL Asia Area, 2008–
  • Trainer/mentor of translation consultants, Indonesia and SIL Asia Area, 2003–

Other professional experience and service

  • SIL International Translation Consultant, 2000–2011
  • Academic team leader, SIL Indonesia Branch, 2008
  • Regional language program coordinator, Papua, SIL Indonesia Branch, 2007–2008
  • Mother tongue translator (MTT) training coordinator, SIL Indonesia Branch, 2001–2008
  • Regional MTT training coordinator, Papua, SIL Indonesia Branch, 1997–2008
  • Translation Consultant, SIL Indonesia Branch, 1997–2008

Language proficiencies

  • Dutch: ILR 5
  • English: ILR 5
  • Indonesian: ILR 4
  • Una: ILR 4
  • German: ILR 3
  • French: ILR 3
  • Latin: Advanced level
  • Classical and NT Biblical Greek: Advanced level
  • Biblical Hebrew: Advanced level

Research interests

  • Old/New Testament exegesis
  • Biblical key terms
  • Missiology and contextualization
  • Interpretation and translation of metaphor
  • Hermeneutics and translation theory
Indonesia