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Professor, Communication, University of Oklahoma

Elaine Hsieh (MA, Monterey Institute of International Studies; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; J.D., University of Oklahoma) is an internationally accomplished researcher and a Professor at the University of Oklahoma. She has worked professionally as a translator and an interpreter in the US and in Taiwan. As an NIH-funded researcher and a Fulbright Scholar, she examines the universal and culturally-specific experiences of minority and marginalized populations.


  • 2004–present
    Professor, University of Oklahoma
  • 2011–present
    Visiting professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


  • 2019 
    University of Oklahoma, J.D., Law
  • 2004 
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D., Communication
  • 1999 
    Monterey Institute of International Studies, MA, Translation and Interpretation

Professional Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • National Communication Association
  • International Communication Association