Jehan Zitawi

Abu Dhabi University

Dr. Jehan Zitawi is an Associate Professor of Translation who held the position of the Dean of the University College since 2006 and the Interim Head of the Office of Academic Integrity since 2009 at Abu Dhabi University, United Arab Emirates. Dr. Zitawi received her BA in English Language and Literature in 1992, and her MA in Translation Studies in 1996 from Yarmouk University, Jordan. She received her doctorate in Translation Studies from the University of Manchester in 2004. She joined the Department of English at Abu Dhabi University in 2004. Her research areas of interest include translation of children’s literature and animation, politeness theory, screen translation, and legal translation. She published in the leading translation journals such as Babel, META, and Across Languages and Cultures and presented papers in various international conferences such as "4th International Conference on the Translation of Dialects in Multimedia," "2nd International Conference “Media For All” Text on screen, text on air," and "2nd Symposium on Intercultural, Cognitive and Social Pragmatics."