Michelle S. Yrigollen-Robbins, PhD
Michelle is a certified court interpreter (including with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia) who has prior experience working with a federal government agency as a contract linguist, for which Michelle obtained a top secret security clearance.
Prior to becoming a certified interpreter, Michelle was a school teacher with experience in K-12 and higher education. Michelle’s research interests are mainly in Latin American studies and issues in U.S. educational policies that affect Latino populations. Michelle obtained a B.A. in social sciences from the University of Puerto Rico and an M.A. in Spanish language and literature from California State University at Fresno. Furthermore, she earned her Ph.D. in educational policy studies from Georgia State University, in Atlanta.