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Patricia Phillips

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Contact Information

4035 Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics Building
707 S Mathews Ave
Urbana, IL 61801

Research Areas

Senior Lecturer


Patricia Phillips-Batoma holds a PhD in French literature from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is also a French to English translator who works in the areas of medical, technical, literary, and social sciences translation. Her research interests include translation pedagogy, translation theory, and translation quality assessment. In addition to developing courses for the professional track, she teaches courses in literary translation, translation theory, and writing for translators.

Research Interests

Translation theory, social sciences translation, literary translation, technical translation, medical translation, legal translation, machine translation, computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools

Courses Taught

  • Translation for the Professions
  • Technical and Commercial Translation
  • Literary Translation
  • Writing for Translators
  • Translation Methods and Ethics

selected publications


  • Corm, Georges. Arab Political Thought Past and Present. . Trans. Patricia M. Phillips-Batoma and Atoma T. Batoma. London: Hurst, 2020.

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Edited Books


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