Amal Mohammed Al-Malki

Founding Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hamad Bin Khalifa University - Qatar Foundation


Dr. Amal Mohammed Al-Malki is the Founding Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Hamad bin Khalifa University, Qatar Foundation. Prior to that, she was the Executive Director of the Translation and Interpreting Institute, which she founded in 2011. She has taught courses in writing composition, postcolonial literature, theories of translation and Islamic feminism. She holds a Master’s Degree in English-Arabic Applied Linguistics and Translation, and a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of London-SOAS.

Dr. Al-Malki was recognized as QF Achiever in Qatar Foundation’s global campaign in 2011 and was the first Muslim to be invited as a Keynote Speaker at City University in New York after 9/11. She has lectured at Durham University, SOAS and Maryland University among others. In 2018, Dr. Al-Malki was selected by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs in Paris as “Future personality for Gender Equality” from Qatar. Focusing on women’s rights and Arab identity, Dr. Al-Malki strives to help deepen international understanding of Qatar and its evolving place in the world.