Dr. María José García Vizcaíno is Associate Professor of Spanish, Director of the Graduate Certificate Program in Translation and Interpreting in Spanish, and Deputy Chair of the Spanish/Italian Department at Montclair State University. Her current lines of research are Audio Description, Advertising and Pragmatics with a focus on Politeness theories. Among her most recent publications are “Audio description for all: Serving the low vision Spanish-speaking community in the US.” Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement (in press),“When Holy Cow! Becomes a Team Loyalty Marker: Translating Fútbol across Cultures,” Perspectives: Studies in Translatology (2017) “Dime cómo vendes y te diré quién eres: actividades de imagen e identidad en la publicidad de Yoigo”, Sociocultural Pragmatics: A International Journal of Spanish Linguistics (2016), just to mention a few. Dr. Garcia Vizcaino has presented her work at numerous conferences, panels and symposia around the world and alternates her teaching of Translation and her research with her work as a professional translator.