Maya Akiki

Instructor of English
Writing Center Coordinator

Maya Akiki is an instructor of English at LAU. She is also the LAU Writing Center coordinator. She started her teaching career in Dubai and was assigned an academic leadership position for several years at Al Mawakeb School. She joined LAU in 2012 where she has taught various English classes.

Research Interests

Her main interest is teaching writing to ESL students through promoting critical literacy. Akiki has been engaged in several writing workshops in Lebanon and abroad. During the summer of 2018, she visited North Carolina State University as a Fulbright scholar where she worked on developing better teaching strategies to overcome some of the challenges students usually encounter when writing a research paper.

SDGs Research Mapping

Maya Akiki conducts research relevant to the following SDGs:

Academic Degrees

  • MA in Comparative Literature, University of Balamand, Lebanon
  • BA in English Language and Literature, University of Balamand