Department of Romance, German & Slavic Languages & Literatures
801 22nd Street, NW, Phillips Hall 513
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: (202) 994-6330
Fax: (202) 994-9126

Delia Valente

Delia Valente

Title — Professorial Lecturer in Russian

Office — PHIL 509A, Office Hours: MTWR 1:45–2:15pm and 3:15–3:45pm

Phone — (202) 994-6552

E-mail —


Delia Valente received her Kandidat (PhD) degree in foreign languages from Moscow Linguistic University in 1987, completing her dissertation in general linguistics and communicative grammar. She has taught English as a foreign language in Moscow and Tashkent, Uzbekistan, English as a Second Language in the US, and Russian to American diplomats at the US Embassy in Uzbekistan.  Delia was a Fulbright scholar at GWU during the 1994-1995 academic year.  She is also a conference-level English-Russian/Russian-English interpreter and has interpreted for a number of senior US officials, including Secretary of State Madeline Albright.

Classes Taught

Spring 2014 Courses: SLAV1002.11, SLAV1004.11

Fall 2013 Courses: SLAV1001.11, SLAV1003.11