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Fitzmaurice, Stephen, Ph.D., CI, CT, NIC:A, NAD V, Ed:K12

Fitzmaurice, Stephen, Ph.D., CI, CT, NIC:A, NAD V, Ed:K12

Associate Professor of Interpreting: ASL

Office: 705 Strode; UCG CU105
Phone: 864-431-7778
Web Site:

Ph.D., Gallaudet University; M.I.P., Northeastern University

Stephen Fitzmaurice is an Associate Professor of Interpreting: American Sign Language (ASL), and lead faculty for the ASL-English Educational Interpreting program. Stephen earned his Ph.D. in Interpretation from Gallaudet University and a Master of Interpreter Pedagogy degree from Northeastern University. He has earned several national interpreter certifications from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, the National Association of the Deaf Master Interpreter Certification and the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment. Stephen is the Director of the South Carolina Educational Interpreting Center and has worked as a professional ASL-English interpreter for over twenty-five years. Dr. Fitzmaurice lectures extensively on developing interpreting skills for in-service ASL-English interpreters and has scholarly interests spanning: metacognitive processing of interpreters; ASL linguistics; literacy development of Deaf children; and educational access via interpreting services.

Prof. Fitzmaurice ASL Introduction: