Translation and Intercultural Studies

We attract the very best talent and our staff are both international and internationally recognised.

Our inspiring academics can give our students first-hand access to cutting-edge research and real-world knowledge to take with them outside their studies.

Find out more about the people that make up our Translation and Intercultural Studies department.

 

Teaching staff

Dr Yu Kit Cheung

Lecturer in Translation Studies with Chinese

Specialisms: translation pedagogy; literary translation; institutional translation; translation history; dialogue interpreting; Confucianism.

Dr Leonie Gaiser

Lecturer in Intercultural Communication

Specialisms: urban multilingualism; sociolinguistics; heritage language maintenance; language policy; ethnographic methodologies.

Dr Henry Jones

Lecturer in Translation Studies

Specialisms: translation theory; audiovisual translation; corpus-based methodologies; citizen media; medical humanities.

Dr Bei Ju

Lecturer in Intercultural Communication (from 1 January 2023)

Specialisms: research on social media, migration and adaptation; females, technology and development; new media and intercultural communication.

Dr Sheena Kalayil

Lecturer in Intercultural Communication

Specialisms: multilingualism; heritage languages; diasporic identities; conversation analysis; narrative enquiry; migration narratives; literary representations of migrants.

Prof. Maeve Olohan

Professor of Translation Studies 

Specialisms: sociology of translation; translation technologies; scientific translation; corpus-based translation studies; translation history.

Dr Anastasia Stavridou

Lecturer in Intercultural Communication

Specialisms: intercultural awareness; leadership in multicultural teams; identity construction; media and political communication.

Dr Anna Strowe

Lecturer in Translation and Interpreting Studies 

Specialisms: translation theory; power and translation; book history; literary translation.

Dr Kasia Szymanska

Lecturer in Translation Studies

Specialisms: literary translation, multilingual writing, comparative literature

Dr Rebecca Tipton

Lecturer in Interpreting and Translation Studies

Specialisms: third sector language provisions; interpreter-mediated police interviews; urban multilingualism; interpreting and translation in the history of humanitarianism.

 

Honorary and Emeritus staff

Dr Siobhan Brownlie
Honorary Research Fellow in Translation and Intercultural Studies

Dr Ebru Diriker
Honorary Research Fellow in Translation and Interpreting

Prof. Theo Hermans
Honorary Research Fellow in Translation and Interpreting

Dr Christopher Rundle 
Honorary Research Fellow in Translation and Interpreting

Prof. Myriam Salama-Carr
Honorary Research Fellow in Translation and Interpreting