Hailan Paulsen

Hailan is a unit coordinator and a lecturer in Chinese translation & interpreting stream.

Hailan is also a NAATI Professional Interpreter and Translator. She has particular strengths in innovative teaching, curriculum development and course design. Her main research interests cover translation and interpreting studies and pedagogy of translation and interpreting, cross cultural communication, second language acquisition and the use of multimedia in interpreting teaching.

Hailan completed her BEd in China, PGDipEdStud and MEd in Australia, and has a strong academic background in education.  After working at both RMIT and Monash Universities for 12 years, she took up a position at Monash in 2012, and has taught a wide range of subjects at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including Chinese language, Chinese Translaton for Professional Purposes and NAATI Approved Courses – Interpreting Skills and Practice, Ethics and Professional Aspects and Contextual Studies for Interpreters.

Main Qualifications

  • MEdModLangs (Melb)
  • PGDipEdSt (Melb)
  • AdvDipInterpTransl (RMIT)
  • NAATI Professional Interpreter (English/Mandarin)
  • NAATI Professional Translator (English/Chinese)