Annelise Finegan

Clinical Associate Professor

Center for Applied Liberal Arts

  • BA, Yale University
  • MA, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Cert., Washington University in St. Louis
  • PHD, Washington University in St. Louis
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Annelise Finegan is Academic Director of Translation and Interpreting and Clinical Associate Professor of Translation at the NYU School of Professional Studies Center for Publishing and Applied Liberal Arts. An award-winning translator, she has published translations from Chinese including novels, short fiction, and non-fiction by prominent contemporary and historical authors. Annelise has worked for academic and textbook publishers as an acquisitions editor, publishing coordinator, bilingual copy editor, and project manager. She earned her PhD in Comparative Literature at Washington University in St. Louis, where she also completed a Graduate Certificate in Translation Studies. Her current book project, “Translational Stages: Chinese Theatrical Modernism,” explores the relationship between forms of translation and forms of theatrical expression.