Nazaret Fresno holds a PhD in Translation and Cross-cultural Studies, as well as an MA in Audiovisual Translation and an MA in Comparative Literature and Literary Translation. She is Associate Professor of Translation and Interpreting at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, in the U.S., were she serves as Director of the Translation & Interpreting programs. Nazaret is also Associate Chair of the Department of Writing & Language Studies. Her research interests include Audiovisual Translation and Media Accessibility (subtitling for the deaf and hard of hearing and audio description). She is currently involved in several international research projects dealing with live subtitling, including QualiSpain and QualiSub, both led by GALMA research group.