Stephen Doty, Ph.D.

Senior Translation Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Translation Studies, University of Auckland, 2007
  • M.A., Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington, 1977
  • B.S., Architecture, Lawrence Technological University of Southfield, 1972

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Translation Consultant, SIL International, 2017–
  • Director of Academic Affairs, SIL Mainland Southeast Asia Group, 2001–
  • Translation Consultant, SIL Thailand, 2001–

Other professional experience and service

  • Translation Consultant, BTL Kenya, 1995–1999
  • Language Programs Coordinator, BTL Kenya, 1995–1999
  • Translation Consultant, SIL Solomon Islands, 1986–1992
  • Advisory Committee Chair, SIL Solomon Islands, 1986–1992
  • Linguist & Bible Translator, SIL Solomon Islands, 1986–1992
  • Translation Consultant, SIL Philippines, 1978–1984
  • Linguist & Bible Translator, SIL Philippines, 1978–1984

Language proficiencies

  • English:  ILR 5
  • Lau:  ILR 4 (Solomon Islands)
  • Pijin:  ILR 4 (Solomon Islands)
  • Tiruray:  ILR 4 (Philippines)
  • Yapese:  ILR 3+ (Micronesia)
  • Tagalog:  ILR 2+ (Philippines)
  • Thai:  ILR 2+ (Thailand)
  • Swahili:  ILR 2 (Kenya)

Research interests

  • Bible translation, theory and practice
Thailand