Robert G. Carter, M.A.

Senior Translation Consultant

Degrees

  • M.A., Hebrew Bible Translation, Jerusalem University College, Jerusalem, 1996
  • M.A., Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington, 1985
  • B.A., Pacific Christian College, Fullerton, California, 1982

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Translation Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • Senior Translation Consultant, The Seed Company, 2010– 

Other professional experience and service

  • SIL International Translation Consultant, 2004–2011
  • Adjunct Faculty, Hebrew 1 and 2, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Charlotte NC, 2009–2010
  • Instructor, Biblical Hebrew (Intermediate), Rothberg International School of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Home for Bible Translators, Jerusalem, Israel, 2009
  • Instructor, Workshop in Translation and Exegesis of the Hebrew Bible, Rothberg International School of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Home for Bible Translators, Jerusalem, Israel, 2006, 2009
  • Translation consultant, SIL Solomon Islands Group, 2002–2009
  • Translation adviser, Pijin Bible project, SIL Solomon Islands Group, 1997–2008
  • Co-instructor, Proverbs Translation Workshop, SIL Solomon Islands Group, 2001
  • Co-instructor, Pacific Area Consultant Training Workshop for Old Testament Translation, Papua New Guinea, 2000
  • Co-instructor, Old Testament Genre Workshop, SIL Solomon Islands Group, 1999
  • Linguist/Translator, SIL West Eurasia Group, 1989–1993

Professional membership

  • Society of Biblical Literature, 1999–

Language proficiencies

  • English: ILR 5
  • Pijin: ILR 3+
  • Biblical Hebrew: ILR 3+ (read)
  • German: ILR 2+ (read); ILR 2 (write)

Research interests

  • Hebrew and Old Testament studies
  • Mother tongue translators and other tongue translators training in Old Testament translation
  • Preparation of practical Old Testament helps
United States