Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Audiovisual Translation, Consecutive & Simultaneous Interpreting, Terminology & Translation, Translation Theory, Contrastive Linguistics and Translation.

Research areas

Audiovisual Translation, Terminology, Software & Web Localization, Machine Translation, Contrastive Linguistics & Translation,Corpus-based Translation Studies, Lexical Semantics, and Arabic Linguistics.

Education

PhD in Translation Studies, University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology (UMIST), UK, 2004.
MSc in Translation Studies, UMIST, UK, 2000.
BA in Translation, Al-Mustansirya University, Baghdad, Iraq.
Higher Professional Diploma in Translation and Interpreting, Al-Mustansirya University, Baghdad, Iraq.

Professional experience

Associate Professor, American University of Sharjah, 2014-present.
Assistant Professor, American University of Sharjah, 2008-2014.
Assistant Professor, Abu Dhabi University, 2004-2008
Associate Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University, 2001-2003
Translator and Editor, Ord & Stil AB, Stockholm, Sweden, 1996-1999

Memberships

1. European Society for Translation Studies (EST); 2. European Association for Studies in Screen Translation (ESIST); 2. The Swedish Association of Industry Employees, SIF

Contact

sizwaini@aus.edu
+971 6 515 2828