Dr. Rashid Yahiaoui's Bio

Dr. Rashid Yahiaoui's Bio

Rashid Yahiaoui is currently an assistant professor and the coordinator of the MA program in Audiovisual Translation at the Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII), Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar. He has a PhD in Translation Studies from London Metropolitan University, UK, and a Master in Translation and Interpreting from the University of Salford, UK.  Prior to joining TII, Rashid worked at Yanbu University College, KSA, for eight years where he taught translation and interpreting, EFL and academic writing. He also has extensive experience as a professional interpreter, as he worked for the Foreign Office and National Healthcare Service in the UK for over 10 years.  

Research Interests

Rashid’s main research interests are: Audiovisual Translation, Dubbing, Cultural Studies, Ideology, Gender Stereotyping in the Arab World, and Interpreting Studies. He is currently working on publishing his monograph and has two forthcoming papers on ideological and cultural manipulation in dubbing into Arabic and Arab women portrayal in AVT. 


2014 to date: Assistant Professor, TII, HBKU.

2006-2014: Lecturer, YUC, KSA.

1997-2004: Interpreter, Foreign Office & HNS, UK.


2014; Ph.D, London Metropolitan University, UK.

2009; Cambridge Certificate of English Language Teaching for Adults International House, Lebanon

2005; Master (1st Class Honors), Salford University, UK

1990; BA Translation & Interpreting (Arabic/English/ French), University of Algiers, Algeria

A Selection of Dr. Rashid Yahiaoui's Publications