Sherwood-Smith, M.C. (Maria) PhD

  • Lecturer in Academic English
  • Academic English
  • Editing
  • Teaching
  • Translation

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 4892
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Faculteitsbureau
Office Address: Pieter de la Court gebouw
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 4.C04

Maria Sherwood-Smith studied French and German at Trinity College Dublin and completed her doctorate at the University of Oxford. After 2 temporary lectureships in German Studies at the universities of Manchester and Oxford, she moved to the Netherlands in 1999 and carried out postdoctoral research at VU University Amsterdam. Throughout this time, she also worked as a freelance translator and language editor, mainly for academic publications.

Since March 2003 she has been employed as a translator of English with the Netherlands Police Agency (now the Central Unit of the National Police of the Netherlands). On 15 October 2013 Maria joined the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences as a Lecturer in Academic English.

Key tasks

  • Helping provide English courses for Research Masters students and PhD candidates

  • Short courses for PhD candidates on presenting in English

  • Individual language support for Research Masters students and PhD candidates

Office hours

Tuesday, Friday: 09:00 – 14:30 hrs;
Thursday: 09:00 – 17:00 hrs

Last Modified: 24-12-2015