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, 2012–2016, 2017–
  • Senior Translation Consultant, The Seed Company, 2010– 

Other professional experience and service

  • Teaching Assistant, Biblical Hebrew Poetry Course, Rothberg International School of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Home for Bible Translators, Israel, 2016
  • Instructor, SIL Asia/Seed Company Translation Consultant Development Workshop, North India, 2016
  • Instructor and Mentoring Consultant, OT Introduction and Checking Workshop, Thailand, 2016
  • Staff member, SIL Asia/Seed Company Translation Consultant Development Workshop, Thailand, 2015
  • Instructor and Mentoring Consultant, SIL Nepal/Seed Company Prophets Workshop, Nepal, 2015
  • Presenter, Home for Bible Translators 20th Anniversary Celebration: “The Potential of Home for Bible Translators and Rothberg International School [of Hebrew University of Jerusalem] for Serving in New Areas and in New Ways”, Israel, 2015
  • Instructor and Mentoring Consultant, Seed Company Consultant Training Seminar, Texas, 2014
  • Instructor and Mentoring Consultant, Nigeria Bible Translation Trust Daniel Workshop, Nigeria, 2014
  • Instructor and Mentoring Consultant, SIL Nepal/Seed Company Poetry Workshop, Nepal, 2014
  • Mentoring Consultant, Nigeria Bible Translation Trust OT Checking Workshop, Nigeria, 2013
  • Staff member, SIL Asia/Seed Company Translation Consultant Development Workshop, India, 2013
  • Instructor and Mentoring Consultant, Nigeria Bible Translation Trust Biblical Law Workshop, Nigeria, 2013
  • Instructor and Mentoring Consultant, Seed Company Guest Bible Scholar Orientation, Texas, 2013
  • Mentoring Consultant, Nigeria Bible Translation Trust OT Checking Workshop, Nigeria, 2012
  • Mentoring Consultant, Nigeria Bible Translation Trust OT Consultant Training Workshop, Nigeria, 2010
  • 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

  • Evangelical Theological Society, Associate Member, 2016 –

Language proficiencies

  • English: ILR 5
  • Biblical Hebrew: ILR 3+ (read)

Research interests

  • Hebrew and Old Testament studies
  • Training and mentoring consultants-in-training
  • Training mother tongue translators and other tongue translators in Old Testament translation
  • Preparation of practical Old Testament helps
United States