"The practice and theory of translation open the door to a successful interaction with other cultures. Only through the act of translation can a meaningful communication among people and nations be achieved."
"UT Dallas is a haven for independent thought and brilliant interdisciplinary collaboration and research. It is also a deeply rewarding place to teach – especially in the School of Arts and Humanities – because of its lively and curious students, its excellent faculty colleagues and its location next to an exciting city. I have found my own strengths here, as many people have."