Dr. Abdel-Wahab Khalifa is an expert in Arabic Literature and Translation, and is currently a senior lecturer (associate professor) in translation and interpreting at Queen's University Belfast, N. Ireland, UK, moving from Cardiff University. Prior to joining Cardiff, he lectured at universities in Egypt, Austria, and the UK. Besides his work in the literary publishing and translation fields, Dr. Khalifa has also worked as a professional translator and interpreter. Among other degrees, he holds a Ph.D. in translation studies and Arabic from the University of Leeds. He is a Harry Ransom Fellow in the humanities (2019–2023), a member of the executive board of the Association for Translation Studies in Africa, and a member of IATIS’s regional workshop committee. He serves on the editorial board of The Translator.