Dr. Amal Mohammed Al Malki is the Founding Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, which is the home of the Translation and Interpreting Institute. Dr. Al Malki established the Translation and Interpreting Institute in 2011 and ran it as Executive Director until 2015. Before that, she was Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar where she taught courses in writing composition, postcolonial literature, theories of translation, and Islamic Feminism.
Her research interests include the negotiation of identity between East and West, media representations of Arab women and postcolonial literature. She has published articles in numerous journals in the United States and UK. Her edited book “The Writer’s Craft: Teaching Creative Writing in Qatar” has been published as a part of Doha the Arab City of Culture of 2010. Her Book “Arab Women in Arab News: Old Stereotypes and New Media” (2012) is published by Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation and Bloomsbury Academic, UK.
Al Malki holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of London-SOAS- where she also earned a master's degree in English-Arabic Applied Linguistics and Translation.
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, HBKU2015 – Present
Translation and Interpreting Institute, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, HBKU2011-2015
Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar2008-2013
Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar2005-2008
Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar2004
Near and Middle Eastern Department, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London (UK)2003
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London (UK)1997
Qatar University (Qatar)1996