Ph.D., University of Georgia
She holds degrees in business administration (BBA) and translation (MA). Her areas of expertise include forensic linguistics, discourse analysis, pragmatics, and translation/interpreting theory. She has published in the fields of forensic linguistics and discourse analysis in the Journal of Pragmatics, Pragmatics: Quarterly Publication of the International Pragmatics Association, Police Quarterly, and the ATA Chronicle. Dr. Mason's book, Courtroom Interpreting (2008), examines from a cognitive, empirical, and linguistic perspective the bilingual courtroom.