Faculty & Staff

Academic Advisors

Atlantic International University is justly proud of its Academic Advisors and Assessors. Their qualifications and expertise allow us to assert that your program will be evaluated by recognized specialists in the discipline, with extensive academic experience. The advisors responsibility is to guide the student through the key steps of the academic program. Following is a partial list of current Advisors/Assessors.


Dr. Lucia Gorea,
Academic Advisor

Atlantic International University

 Academic Advisor
 900 Fort Street Mall 40
 United States
 1 800 993 0066
 [email protected]


Lucia Gorea


            Dr. Lucia Gorea is an award-winning poet, widely published writer, literary translator and English/ESL professor. Lucia is the author of several poetry and English specialty books, such as ESL Games and Classroom Activities-An Interactive Activity Book for All Ages, (Llumina Press), Welcome to America! A Practical Guide to Life Survival Skills, (Authorhouse), and Journey Through My Soul,(First Choice Books), a collection of love and mystical poems. With degrees in Philology, English, French, and Education, Dr. Gorea has taught extensive courses in English Literature and English as a Second Language in universities and colleges across the United States, Canada, and Europe. We at AIU are very proud of having Lucia as part of our faculty.



  • Faculty and Academic Advisor at Atlantic International University
  • Teacher Trainer in TESL, Vancouver, Canada
  • More than twenty years’ experience of teaching English/ESL and Education, courses  to adults, as well managing positions such as coordinator, academic advisor and director
  • Language, Literacy and Curriculum developer at Mosaic Language Centre
  • Supervises/Advises  TESL students and helps them with lesson planning and curriculum designs
  • Motivated, enthusiastic, efficient and extremely organized
  • Monitors student progress and submits reports in a timely manner
  • Works extremely well under pressure and without supervision
  • Key note speaker at Language Professionals: The 8th Symposium of Translation, Interpretation and Terminology, Havana, Cuba, 2012: Lost in Translation: Beyond Words
  • Poet and writer of fiction and non-fiction, as well as translator with 14 books published and available on amazon.com and other online book retailers



  • Faculty/Academic Advisor – Atlantic International University, USA, 2007-present (online)
  • Lecturer/Faculty – English Language Institute, UBC (Fridays only) 2006- present
  • English Instructor at MOSAIC Language Centres, Vancouver, 2011 – present (online and classroom teaching)

·        TESL Instructor and Curriculum Developer at Western Town College, Vancouver, 2006-2007

  • English Instructor/Director- Portland Community College, Portland, OR   1998-2004 (both online and classroom teaching)
  • English Professor- Marylhurst University, Portland, OR   2000 (online and classroom teaching)



  • Ph.D. in English and Education, Atlantic International University 
  • B.A/Professional Certification in Teaching English as a Second Language, Canada

  • M.A. /Diploma in English and Philology, University of Bucharest, Romania
  • Society of Translators and Interpreters BC (STIBC) – Certified Translator and Interpreter

·       Canadian Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters Council (CTTIC) Translator and Interpreter

  • ELSA Professional Development, Canada



  • TESL Canada, Vancouver, BC
  • CASAS Assessment Workshop for Adult Basic Education Instructors-Salem, Oregon
  • Certificate of Completion - Civics, Oregon Professional Development
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Valuing Diversity and Multiculturalism- Mt. Hood Community College
  • Accent Modification Course for ESL Instructors- Portland, Oregon
  • Heron Books Reading Certificate for Elementary Teachers-Portland, Oregon
  • Heron Books Mathematics Certificate for Elementary Teachers –Portland, Oregon






  • BC TEAL-Teaching English as a Second Language, Vancouver, BC
  • Federation of Canadian Poets, Toronto, ON


PUBLISHED BOOKS: Fiction and Non-fiction


  • Dracula-Count of Darkness – Historical fiction – Black Opal Books, 2015
  • Yukon, the Polar Bear – Publish America, 2010
  • Speak English for SuccessESL Conversations, Dialogues and Topics, First Choice Books, 2008
  • Journey Through My Soul, Selected Poems, First Choice Books, 2006
  • ESL Games and Classroom Activities. An Interactive Activity Book for All Ages, Llumina Press, 2005
  • Welcome to America! A Practical Guide to Life Survival Skills. Case Studies,  Authorhouse, 2004
  • Poetry and Fairy Tales – Eight literary translations




  • Founder and host of multilingual/multicultural poetry reading series, Poetry Around the World, at Indigo - West Vancouver, BC
  • Founder and host of multicultural reading series, Poetry Around the World, at  Chapters -Vancouver, BC
  • Coordinator of multicultural workshop at Borders -Beaverton, OR




  • Certificate of Appreciation for Excellence in Teaching, Mt. Hood Community College
  • Shakespeare Trophy of Excellence, Famous Poets Society
  • Distinguished Poet and Writer Award, Richmond, BC
  • Outstanding Achievement in Poetry, International Society of Poets
  • Presidents’ Award for Literary Excellence, National Author’s Registry
  • International Poetry of Merit Award, International Library of Poets
  • Editor’s Choice Award, International Library of Poets




  • Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Front Page, Office Desktop and Surfing the Web




        English: Excellent writing / excellent communication

        French: Good writing / Good communication

        Spanish:  Fair writing / Fair communication

        Romanian: Excellent writing / excellent communication

        Hungarian: Good writing / Good communication
         Chinese: Basic Communication

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