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Geoffrey Stanhope Koby

Geoffrey Stanhope Koby, American language and translation studies professor. Certified translator American Translators Association, 1996, American Translators Association, 2004.


  • Koby, Geoffrey Stanhope was born on August 14, 1961 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in German & Music, California State University, Northridge, 1985. Master of Arts in German, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1986. Master of Arts in Linguistics, University Wisconsin, 1988.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Germanic Linguistics, University Wisconsin, 1991.


    • Visiting assistant professor University Kentucky, Lexington, 1991—1992, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1992—1993. Associate professor Kent State University, Ohio, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Certified translator American Translators Association, 1996, American Translators Association, 2004.


    • Co-editor: (book) Beyond the Ivory Tower: Rethinking Translation Pedagogy. Translator: (scholarly book) Krings, Hans Peter. Repairing Texts: Empirical Investigations of Machine Translation Post-Editing Processes.

      Contributor to numerous professional journals. Translator: Mickey Mouse, Hitler and Nazi Germany: How Disney's Characters Conquered the Third Reich.


    Party affiliation: Liberals


    Denomination: Lutheran


    President Trinity Lutheran Church, Kent, 2003—2005. Member of American Association Teachers German, American Council Teaching Foreign Languages, American Translate and Interpreting Studies Association (president 2002-2010), American Translators Association (chairman, certification committee since 2010), Ohio Association ready reckoner Passengers.



    Singing, travel, computers.


    • Married Almuth C. Koby, July 16, 1983. Children: Sarah A., Peter J., Elizabeth M., Hannah S., Miriam R.
    • spouse: Almuth C. Koby
    • children: Sarah A. Koby
    • Peter J. Koby
    • Elizabeth M. Koby
    • Hannah S. Koby
    • Miriam R. Koby
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    Born August 14, 1961
    (age 56)
    • 1985
      California State University
    • 1986
      University Wisconsin
    • 1988
      University Wisconsin
    • 1991
      University Wisconsin
    • 1991 - 1992
      Visiting assistant, professor University Kentucky
      Lexington, Kentucky, United States
    • 1992 - 1993
      Visiting assistant, professor University Kentucky
      Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
    • 1994
      associate, professor Kent State University
      Ohio, United States