Marcel Daniels

Marcel Daniels
Area Head of English for Academic Purposes; Senior Lecturer, English for Academic Purposes

Marcel Daniels is a Senior Lecturer and serves as the Area Head in the English for Academic Purposes program at NYU Shanghai. His teaching experience includes high school English in South Korea and summer programs for undergraduates at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. He also has extensive experience teaching business English to professionals across various fields in one-on-one settings. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, he was a visiting lecturer at Georgia State University’s (GSU) Intensive English Program, teaching academic English to students of various proficiency levels. While he taught across the four skills, he has a keen interest in the instruction of English phonology, public speaking, and L2 reading skills. Marcel actively conducts teacher-training workshops and presents research and practices at various professional conferences. He earned a BA in Speech Communication and MA in Applied Linguistics/ESL, both from GSU.



  • MA, Applied Linguistics
    Georgia State University

Research Interests

  • Pronunciation
  • Public Speaking
  • L2 Reading Skills

Courses Taught

  • English for Academic Purposes: Digital Identities in Modern Public Spheres