Dr. Ahmed Alaoui's Bio

Dr. Ahmed Alaoui's Bio

Dr. Ahmed Alaoui is an Associate Professor at the Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies. From December 2013 to August 2017, he served as the Head of Translation and Training Center at the Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII). Before joining TII, he was a Professor of Translation (Head of the Professional BA Translation Program) at Ibn Tufayl University, Morocco. His research work focuses on translation pedagogy (translator-training) and theory-practice interface. His latest book, Translation: A Practical Guide for English-Arabic Translators, is the fruit of more than 20 years of teaching translation at the graduate and postgraduate levels. He was also a Visiting Scholar at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA, and University of Nantes, France. 

Dr. Alaoui is also a confirmed professional translator, certified by the United Nations and the Ministry of Justice of the Kingdom of Morocco. Before joining TII, he served as a Translation Project Manager at Interlangues Ltd, providing translation and revision services to national and international organizations. He has been leading workshops on Legal Translation as well as Revision and Quality Assurance for more than 25 years.

Research Interests

  • Translation Pedagogy
  • Theory-practice interface in Translation
  • Phonology & Morphology

Experience

Associate Professor

Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences - Hamad Bin Khalifa University – Doha, Qatar 

Current

 

Head of Translation and Training Center 

College of Humanities and Social Sciences - Hamad Bin Khalifa University – Doha, Qatar

2013 -2017

 

Director of the Professional Bachelor Program in Translation

Department of English, Ibn Tufayl University, Kénitra, Morocco

2009-2012

 

Associate-Professor of Translation 

Department of English, Ibn Tufayl University, Kénitra, Morocco

2006-2013

 

Education

Ph.D. in Translation Studies

Ibn Tufayl University– Kénitra, Morocco;

 

Master of Arts in Linguistics 

University of Wales – Great Britain;

 

Post–graduate Diploma in Linguistics

University of Essex, England;

 

Translation Expertise Certificate (Roster)

United Nations, New York;

 

Translation Expertise Certificate (Arabic – English)

Ministry of Justice, Kingdom of Morocco;

 

B.A in English (Linguistics Major)

University Mohamed V, Rabat, Morocco.

 

A Selection of Dr. Ahmed Alaouis's Publications

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