Born in London, Jonathan Ross studied German and Politics at the University of Edinburgh and went on to do a doctorate in East German Literature at King’s College London. He is now an assistant professor in the Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, where he teaches a range of practical and research-oriented courses. His research interests include telephone interpreting, community interpreting in Turkey, the translation of film titles, and audio-visual translation in general. Articles by him have appeared in The Translator, Target and Across Languages and Cultures, and he is currently conducting research on the Interpreting Line for International Patients initiated by the Turkish Ministry of Health in 2011. He has also published numerous Turkish-English translations, including eight books, two films, and several short stories and articles.