Instructor of English
Coordinator - Academic English Sequence (ENG201 & ENG202)
Deliah Taoum is an English instructor at LAU. She is also program coordinator overseeing ENG 201 and ENG 202. After graduating in 2007 with a BA in English Language and Literature and a minor in Political Science, she moved back to the US and earned a master’s degree in English Literature from Rutgers. At Rutgers, her concentration was on women’s and gender studies and their connection to literature.
Taoum moved back to Lebanon in 2010 and served as assistant coordinator and English instructor at AUT in Halat for two years before moving on to teaching part-time at the University of Balamand and LAU.
As an instructor, she aims for her students to understand that language courses are not only about completing the assigned writing and oral tasks, but to also see that the skills learned can be applied to the larger arenas of both their academic and professional careers as well as their personal lives.
- MA in English Literature, 2009, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, US
- BA in English Language and Literature, 2007, The University of Balamand, Lebanon