Riccardo Moratto is Associate Professor of Translation and Interpreting Studies (TIS). He has published widely in the fields of TIS, Taiwan sign language, Chinese language, and Chinese literature. In 2013 he obtained his Ph.D. from National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU). Over the years he has taught at numerous universities, including Hunan Normal University, Fujen Catholic University, Taipei National University of the Arts, Shih Chien University, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, and National Taipei University of Business. He is a professional interpreter and a literary translator. His most recent work focuses on Chinese contemporary literature, interpreting history in China, translation and cultural identities, public service interpreting, and the interdisciplinary nature of interpreting studies.