Prof. Dr. Sabah S. Al-Rawi is professor of Linguistics and Translation and is currently Head of the Department of English in the College of Languages, University of Baghdad, Iraq. He has been teaching English at the university for over 27 years. His area of research interests focuses on contrastive linguistics (English-Arabic) syntax, discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, translation and teaching English as a foreign language. He has supervised over 40 M.A. theses and Ph.D dissertations in linguistics and translation.He has also published around 23 research papers and 21 translated articles in peer-reviewed journals.
He has been teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students at the College of Languages since 1987 and has also been giving lectures in ESP to postgraduate students at the University of Baghdad and Al-Mustansiriya University, Iraq. He is currently supervising a PhD dissertation entitled “Colligation in Arabic-into-English Translation” He earned the title of “Distinguished Professor” of the College of Languages, University of Baghdad, in the year 2000.