Dorer, Brita

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Dorer, Brita 2016-10-06T17:09:57+00:00
Infrastructure:ESS ERIC
Affiliation:GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
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Work Package Leader – WP3

Task Leader – Task 3.1, 3.4, 4.1

 

Brita Dorer is a researcher at GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, specialized in the field of questionnaire translation and adaptation. She is heading the translation team of the European Social Survey (ESS). Her scientific interests include the quality of questionnaire translations and adaptations, translation and assessment methods, translatability of source questionnaires / advance translations, intercultural aspects of questionnaire translation and translation process research. She is currently preparing a PhD on advance translations carried out for improving the translatability of survey questionnaires in the ESS. She holds a degree in English, French and Italian translation studies from Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz, FTSK Germersheim, where she also worked as a freelance lecturer for English-to-German and French-to-German translation. She has been involved in translating survey questionnaires into German, such as ESS, ISSP, PIAAC and SHARE.