College / Department

Teaching areas

Intercultural communication <br>Translation and interpreting <br>English and linguistics<br>Discourse/text studies<br>Communication and media studies


PhD, Discourse/text studies (information structure as texts, applied to communication of politics and media texts through translation), University of Salford, United Kingdom
MA, Applied Linguistics, University of Salford, United Kingdom
BA, English and linguistics, Hassan II University, Morocco

Professional experience

Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2001 - Present)
University of Salford, Manchester, UK at University of Salford, United Kingdom(1990 - 2003)


• Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), 2013 - present
• 2012- Member IATIS, 2012 - present
• 2012- Member, IATIS Training Committee., 2012 - present
• 2011- Member, doctoral committee, European Society for Translation Studies (EST)., 2011 - present
• 1994-2008. Member of ESRI (European Studies Research Institute), University of Salford (UK)., 1994 - 2008
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