Academic Leadership & Faculty

All IAU College courses are taught by experienced and credentialed faculty, many of whom have experience teaching at French universities. These professionals employ interactive teaching styles while creating an active and exciting learning environment. IAU faculty are top in their field and have developed curriculum and course content that is academically rigorous and rewarding. 

The following is a list of IAU College faculty that includes top visiting faculty and Resident Fellows from prestigious U.S. institutions. This breadth of experience gives students access to a broader variety of disciplines. For a complete list of IAU faculty, please contact Dr. Leigh Smith, Dean of IAU College.  

Carl Jubran, PhD, '92
President
                                                        
Leigh Smith, PhD
Dean
                                                       
Alan Roberts, MFA
Dean
Marchutz School of Fine Arts

Aboubakr Jamai, MBA
Dean
School of Business & International Relations

John Gasparach, MA
Associate Dean
Marchutz School of Fine Arts

Guillaume Durand, PhD
Assistant Dean
School of Humanities & Social Sciences

Muriel Cros, PhD
Assistant Dean
Centre d'Etudes Francaises


Estelle Roger-Fix, MA/FLE
Language Coordinator
Centre d'Etudes Francaises




Faculty

Pauline Betrancourt, MFA
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Aix-en-Provence
Fine Arts
Margaux Hofstedt, FLE
Université de la Sorbonne
French
Amy Mumma, MBA
Bordeaux School of Management
Wine Industry
Mary Boyington, PhD
Université de Nice
Literature
Cathleen Keenan, MFA
University of Arizona
Creative Writing
Claude Pelopidas, MA
Université de Provence
International Law
Cécile Bozzo, PhD
Université d'Aix-Marseille
Management, Business
Sébastien Llorca, PhD
European University Institute
Social and Political Sciences
Robert Pujade, PhD
Université d'Aix-Marseille
Arts and Letters
Fabienne Chameroy, PhD
Université d'Aix-Marseille
Management
Philippe Lorrain, DEA, FLE
Université d'Aix-Marseille
Sociolinguistics
Pascale Schaaf, MA
Université d'Aix-Marseille
German
Florian Croisé, DEA
Université d'Aix-Marseille
Linguistics
Annabel Martin, MA
Université de Provence
Clinical Psychology
Ruby Soames, MA
Manchester Metropolitan University
English
Alice Fabre, PhD
Université de Nice
Literature
Pamela Morton, MA
Open University
American Civilization
Anthony Triolo, MA
Institut d'Etudes Politique-Aix
International Relations
Mohammad Hassouna, PhD
Université de Provence
Environmental Chemistry
Yumna Musarwa, PhD
Princeton University
Art History


Resident Fellows

Kara Alaimo
Hofstra University
Communications
Robert Hancock, PhD
Allegheny College
Psychology
Lynda Myers, PhD
St. John's College
Philosophy
Lise Abrams, PhD
University of Florida
Psychology
R. Bruce Hitchner, PhD
Tufts University
Classics and International Relations
Nhung Nguyen, PhD
Towson University
Management
David Coombes, M.Phil
University of Limerick
Political Science
Terry-Ann Jones, PhD
Fairfield University
Sociology and Anthropology
Jesse Peck, PhD
University of New Haven
Interior Design
Barbara M. Cooper, PhD
Rutgers University
History
Fawad Khan, MFA '99
Artist in Residence
New York
Margaret Voelker-Ferrier, PhD
University of Cincinnati
Design
Marlene R. DeVoe, PhD
St. Cloud State University
Psychology
Angela Komperda, MA
Artist in Residence
Chicago
Mark Warwick, MFA
Gettysburg College
Art
Mary Hamilton, BA '11
Artist in Residence
Aix-en-Provence
 


Visiting Faculty 

Khaled Al-Masri, PhD
Swarthmore College
Arabic Language and Literature
Keally McBride, PhD
University of San Francisco
Political Science
Georges Tsai, PhD
University of Peace
Peace and Conflict Studies
Ahmed Bouguarche, PhD
California State University Northridge
French and Francophone Literature
Paul Neseth, MArch
RAW Design Build
Locus Architecture
Maria Van Liew, PhD
West Chester University
Spanish Language and Literature
Michele DeMary, PhD
Susquehanna University
Political Science
John Kalu Osiri
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Marketing
Greg Wyatt
Cathedral of St. John of the Divine
Sculpture
Lisa Erceg
Loyola University Chicago
Modern Languages and Literature
Charles Potter, PhD
Columbia University
French and Romance Philology
John Zarobell, PhD
University of San Francisco
International Studies
William Granara, PhD
Harvard University
Arabic Literature and Language
Israel Sanz-Sanchez, PhD
West Chester University
Languages
David Hay, PhD
University of San Diego
English and Theatre Arts
Alan Savage, PhD
Wheaton College (IL)
French


* D.E.A. - Diplômes d'Etudes Approfondies (between M.A. and Ph.D.)  

* D.E.S.T. - Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures Techniques (now equivalent to M.A.) 
* F.L.E. - diploma in Français Langue Etrangère (qualification for French language teachers) 
* M. Phil. - Master of Philosophy (UK equivalent of M.A.)
Resident Fellow - IAU's Resident Fellows are visiting professors on sabbatical leave from their home institutions. Resident Fellows participate in the IAU program of their choice, hold public lectures in their field of expertise and conduct their own research. Their current U.S. institution is listed.