Gregory M. Shreve is Professor of modern and classical languages at Kent State University specializing in translation studies, terminology studies and computer-assisted translation. Shreve holds a Ph.D. in Anthropological Linguistics;(Ohio State University) and a postdoctoral Certificate of Advanced Study in computer and information science (University of Pittsburgh). He is co-founder (with Albrecht Neubert) and director of the Institute for Applied Linguistics, home of one of America's leading graduate professional translator training programs and of the American Translator's Association monograph series. In 1993 he held the Karl Brugmann Chair of Linguistics and Translation at the University of Leipzig, Germany. A leading American proponent of empirical translation studies, he is General Editor of the monograph series Translation Studies and the occasional papers series Kent Forum in Translation Studies. He has written, co-edited, and co-authored several books including The Genesis of Structures in African Narrative (with Ojo Arewa), Translation as Text (with Albrecht Neubert), Text and Meaning (with Gert Jäger and Klaus Gommlich), Basic Issues in Translation Studies, (with Albrecht Neubert and Klaus Gommlich), and Cognitive Processes in Translation and Interpreting (with Joseph H. Danks).