Spanish/English Interpretation Faculty

Important Notice

The Spanish/English Interpretation (Legal/Court) program has been discontinued and is not accepting applications. The last semester of instruction for current and former students will be summer 2024. Please contact Eduardo Cerpa with any questions.

Eric Bishop, Spanish/English Interpretation Director

Eric Bishop

Eric Bishop is a certified state and federal court interpreter who received his training at the Monterey Institute for International Studies. Mr. Bishop holds a Master's Degree in Spanish, and is the director of the Spanish/English Interpretation program.

Marta Riesen, Spanish/English Interpretation Faculty

Marta Riesen

Marta Riesen is a state-certified court interpreter who received her training at San Francisco State University. She holds a master's degree in linguistics and teaching and her experience includes teaching ESL and Linguistics at the State University of Mar del Plata, Argentina. She has taught Spanish as a second language at USF and private schools and worked as elementary teacher for the San Francisco Unified School District.

Karina McMillan-Rea, Faculty

Karina McMillan-Rea

Karina McMillan-Rea is a state-certified court interpreter with 23 years of experience working in court. She is a graduate of the Monterey Institute of International Studies as well as the Legal/Court Interpreting Program at SF State’s College of Professional & Global Education. She holds a master's degree in translation and interpretation, a B.A. in Spanish and a Bilingual Teaching credential.

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