Amal Mohammed Al Malki | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University

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Dr. Amal Mohammed Al Malki (PhD)


Founding Dean
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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  • Office locationA117, First Floor, LAS Building

Biography

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.

 


Research Interests

  • The negotiation of identity between East and West
  • Media representations of Arab women
  • Postcolonial literature
  • Gender politics
  • Arab women's rights
  • Change of cultural dynamics in the Gulf

Experience

Founding Dean

College of Humanities and Social Sciences, HBKU

2015 – Present
  • Executive Director

    Translation and Interpreting Institute, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, HBKU

    2011-2015
  • Associate Teaching Professor of English

    Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar

    2008-2013
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of English

    Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar

    2005-2008
  • Orientation Manager

    Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar

    2004

Education

PhD in Comparative Literature

Near and Middle Eastern Department, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London (UK)

2003
  • MA in English/Arabic Applied Linguistics/Translation

    School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London (UK)

    1997
  • BEd in English and Education

    Qatar University (Qatar)

    1996

Selected Publications

  • Amal Al-Malki, David Kaufer, Suguru Ishizaki, Kira Dreher. Arab Women in Arab News: Old Stereotypes and New Media. (March2012:  Bloomsbury Academic, UK and Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing).

    2012
  • Amal M. Al-Malki (ed.) The Writer’s Craft: Teaching Creative Writing in Qatar. (Doha: Ministry of Culture, Arts, and Heritage, 2010).

    2010