Milena Velinova is a freelance interpreter and independent scholar. She holds a PhD in Comparative Linguistics (1986) and an MA in Romance Studies (1983) from the University of Bucharest, Romania. She is a former tenured Assistant Professor in Translation and Interpreting at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski," Bulgaria (1986-1995).
Her publications include a textbook for University students specializing in Translation (Bulgarian<>Romanian) and 23 scholarly articles, abstracts, and paper presentations in Linguistics and Translation.
Milena has been teaching French-to-English Commercial Translation (levels I and II) in the NYU Translation Certificate Program since 1998.