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


Professor Mona Baker
Professor of Translation Studies

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


Dr Dongning Feng
Lecturer in Translation Studies


Dr Melanie Foedisch
Lecturer in Translation Studies


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