DEPARTMENT OF LIBERAL ARTS & LANGUAGES

  Ms. Pat Chan

The ADP thespian who brings everything to life through her dramatic theatrics. Also a martial arts practitioner, she is currently pursuing her further studies in performing arts.
 
 
Ms. Anna Edward

She has spent many years in the Public Relations industry and eagerly organizes hands-on activities for the Advertising and Public Relations students. Anna is also ardent about animals, American education and making a difference. She is the Stream coordinator of the Language department.
 
Ms. Parvinder Kaur Hukam

A composed and impassioned academic with over 30 years of teaching experience in the Liberal Arts specializing in sociology, psychology and philosophy.
  Ms. Prema Ponnudurai

A passionate academic with a background in linguistic and literature. She is Program Director for the American Degree Program @ Taylor’s with a wealth of experience in all aspects of education: be it in a classroom, as a researcher or administrator.
 
Mr. Vijaya Samarawickrama

A vibrant and gregarious senior lecturer with a passion for teaching. He studied theatre in Hawaii and has deep understanding and knowledge of world religions and philosophies. He is also a renowned speaker in matters of religion and culture.
  Ms. Thavamalar Thuraisingam

A long serving, dedicated lecturer who is actively involved in the teaching and learning of communication and academic writing courses. She is particularly interested in enhancing the first year experience of students and empowering them to achieve their educational goals.
  Dr. Mary Varghese

An experienced senior lecturer who has taught language, literature and communication at the pre-university and tertiary levels, she has a keen interest in matters of civil and political rights as well as social consciousness. Her interdisciplinary doctoral research examines issues of identity within the context of political economy.
  Dr. Vandana Saxena

​A teacher, scholar and researcher in the field of literature and culture studies  who has taught across South and South East Asia, she has keen interest in popular fiction, young adult novels and World Literature. She is also a published author and is particularly interested in creative writing and storytelling.
  Mr Gary Chong

Gary Chong is an award-winning filmmaker and founder of Gary Chong Studios, a cinematic production house which has produced over 300 videos over the past 5 years for MNC and GLC brands such as DIGI, Axiata, Ecoworld, AXA, Berjaya, Ferrari, Dumex, and many others. He has also been moonlighting as a lecturer in the School of Liberal Arts (ADP) of Taylor’s University in the area of film and communications for the past 5 years. At the same time, Gary also has been frequently invited to give talks on filmmaking and has conducted workshops in the area of filmmaking for the New Straits Times, Malaysian Association of Creativity and Innovation (MACRI) and KL CONVERGE 2015. He has conducted workshops on a national level via various university events and workshops throughout  Penang, Kuala Lumpur and Sabah.
 
  Ms Lim Kar Gee

A part-time music lecturer and a certified music therapist with over 15 years of clinical experience in music therapy. Besides teaching, she works mainly with adults with psychological challenges and neurological impairments.