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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

Professor Mona Baker

Professor of Translation Studies

Specialisms: Translation and political and social movements; narrative theory; citizen media; corpus-based studies.

Dr Siobhan Brownlie

Lecturer in Translation Studies

Specialisms: Memory in discourses of migration; memory studies and translation; intercultural communication; conflict resolution communication

Dr Melanie Foedisch

Lecturer in Translation Studies

Mrs Catriona Howard

Lecturer in Interpreting (Spanish) 

Ms Jin Liu 

Lecturer in Interpreting (Chinese) 

Dr Maeve Olohan

Senior Lecturer in Translation Studies 

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

Professor Luis Perez-Gonzalez

Professor in Translation Studies

Specialisms: Audiovisual translation; multimodality and translation studies; citizen media, activism and translation; sociology of translation; affect theory and translation.

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.

Professional support staff

Emily Davenport

Postgraduate Administrator

Honorary and Emeritus staff

Dr Ebru Diriker

Honorary Research Fellow in Translation and Interpreting

Professor Theo Hermans

Honorary Research Fellow in Translation and Interpreting

Dr Christopher Rundle 

Honorary Research Fellow in Translation and Interpreting

Professor Myriam Salama-Carr

Honorary Research Fellow in Translation and Interpreting