Associate Professor Mustapha Taibi


Associate Professor in Languages, Interpreting and Translation in the School of Humanities and Communication Arts


Associate Professor Mustapha Taibi is the leader of the International Community Translation Research Group and Editor of Translation & Interpreting. (opens in a new window)  He has been teaching translation, interpreting, and intercultural communication. From 2011 to 2015 he was Director of Academic Program, Languages, TESOL, Interpreting and Translation. In this role, he developed a number of courses and provided educational leadership locally and internationally. In 2014 this was recognised with a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.  His main research interests are community interpreting and community translation. He is currently working on a project on the translation and dissemination of healthcare information for CALD communities. His most recent publications are Community Translation, (opens in a new window) co-authored with Uldis Ozolins (2016, Bloomsbury), New Insights into Arabic Translation and Interpreting (opens in a new window) (2016, Multilingual Matters) and Translating for the Community (opens in a new window) (2018, Multilingual Matters). He also served on the NSW Regional Advisory Committee of the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) from 2008 to 2015 and is currently in charge of NSW AUSIT’s professional development activities.

Research Interests

  • Community Translation and Interpreting
  • Intercultural communication

Qualifications and Recognition

  • PHD Universidad de Alcala' de Henares

Research and Publications

Contact Details
Telephone+61 2 9772 6629
LocationBuilding 5, Bankstown