Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Translation, Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpreting, Translation Studies, Contrastive Linguistics, Qur'anic Studies, Islamic Fiqh (Jurisprudence), Seerah, Arabic Heritage, Arabic Grammar, Language of the Qur'an, Art of Qur'anic recitation, Arabic Rhetoric, Cultural Studies, Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language.

Research areas

Translation Studies; Qur'an Translation; Interpreting; Linguistics; Rhetoric; Intercultural Communication; Arabic Heritage; Islamic Studies.

Education

PhD, Comparative Translation, Durham University, United Kingdom
MA, Master of Arts in Translation, Al-Alsun, Ain Shams University, Egypt
BA, BA in English Language, Al-Alsun, Ain Shams University, Egypt

Professional experience

Associate Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2014 - Present)
Assistant Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2008 - 2014)
Assistant Professor of Translation at KKU, Saudi Arabia(2001 - 2008)

Memberships

President of Arabic Translators International, 2004 - present
Tourist Guide Syndicate, Egypt, 1991 - present
BRISMES: British Society for Middle Eastern Studies, 2012 - 2015
Consultation Committee of Durham University Islamic Society, UK, 1996 - 1998

Contact

aliahmed@aus.edu
+971 6 515 2812