Carolyn Ann Kadas
Adjunct professor at the University of Bologna since 2004, teaching in the School of Political Science’s Master’s program in Research and Studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES). From 2015-2017 at University of Bologna’s School of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Interpreting and Translation, taught translation course (Italian to English) specializing in economics/business texts.
MA (1989) in Russian and East European Studies, University of Washington’s Jackson School of International Studies, Seattle, Washington USA. BA (1983) in International Affairs and German (double major), Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon, USA. Recipient of Fulbright Scholarship (1989-90) for a year’s study in Budapest, Hungary.
Since 2004 teach the MA course “Economics of Transition in Central Europe” at the University of Bologna’s School of Political Science, MIREES program. Since 2013 teach a second module, “Economics of Transition in Southeast Europe” at MIREES.
Since 2015 at University of Bologna’s School of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Interpreting and Translation, teach translation course (Italian to English) and seminar on economics/business terminology.
Other work experience
In Italy: since 2001 free-lance translator from Italian to English of economics/business texts. From 1997 to 2009 conducted research for the Economist Intelligence Unit on a free-lance basis. Since 2009 conduct research and revision of economic reports on emerging markets for CEEMEA Business Group, Vienna, Austria.
In Austria: 1993-1996 Journalist and market researcher for the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), East European bureau, Vienna, Austria. Wrote articles on economics and business in Hungary for EIU publications, conducted custom market research and carried out presentations and conferences on East European countries for multinational clients.