Dr. Said Faiq | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

Intercultural communication Translation and interpreting English (research and academic writing, writing for business/business communication, public speaking skills and conventions, Innovation and entrepreneurship. General linguistics, discourse/text studies Communication and media studies

Research areas

Intercultural communication / studies Translation studies English and linguistics/Discourse/text studies Communication and media studies Glocalization Higher Education Communication and media


PhD, Discourse/text Studies (information Structure As Texts, Applied To Communication Of Politics And Media Texts Through Translation), University of Salford, United Kingdom, 1991
MA, Applied Linguistics, University of Salford, United Kingdom, 1986
BA, English And Linguistics, Hassan II University, Morocco, 1985

Professional experience

Professor, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2001 - Present
University Of Salford, Manchester, Uk, University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom, 1990 - 2003


• Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), October 2013
• 2012- Member IATIS, September 2012 - April 2020
• 2012- Member, IATIS Training Committee., September 2012 - April 2020
• 2011- Member, doctoral committee, European Society for Translation Studies (EST)., September 2011 - April 2020
• 1994-2008. Member of ESRI (European Studies Research Institute), University of Salford (UK)., September 1994 - June 2008
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