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; translation history; dialogue interpreting; Confucianism.


Dr Henry Jones
Lecturer in Translation Studies

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


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 Judith Reynolds
Lecturer in Intercultural Communication

Specialisms: Language, culture and identity; professional and institutional communication; multlingualism and second language education; researching multilingually.


Dr Anna Strowe 
Lecturer in Translation and Interpreting Studies 

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


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


Prof. Mona Baker
Professor Emerita in Translation Studies


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