Melby, Cox, and Mariana biographies
Alan Melby is an Emeritus Professor of Linguistics at Brigham Young University and a consultant to the QTLP project. He has over 40 years of experience in the translation world, having worked on machine translation, tools for human translators, philosophy of language applied to translation, and translation quality management.
Troy Cox has a BA in Linguistics and an MA in Teaching English as a Second Language, and a PhD in Instructional Technology and Technology from Brigham Young University. He has worked at the English Language Center since 1995 where he has taught classes, managed the technology and directed school-wide testing. He recently took a faculty position in the College of Humanities.
Valerie Mariana is a Masters Student pursuing her degree in French Studies at Brigham Young University. She currently works as a project manager in the translation industry.