Marc Pomerleau is a certified translator and university lecturer. After earning a bachelor’s degree in Latin American studies and a graduate diploma in translation from McGill University, he obtained a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in translation studies from Université de Montreal. His research focuses on language issues in the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America, most notably on Romance languages, minority languages, the history of translation and the relationship between language, power and politics. A lecturer at Université de Montréal and Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), he teaches translation, editing, translation theory and introductory classes to foreign languages and cultures. His working languages are French, English, Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan, and he has studied a dozen other languages, including Arabic, Creole, Galician and Italian.