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DEGREE PROGRAMS

Academic Leadership & Faculty

All IAU courses are taught by experienced and credentialed faculty, many of whom have taught 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 faculty that includes top visiting faculty 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.  

Carl Jubran, PhD, '92
President & Professor, IAU
University of California, San Diego
Comparative Literature

                                                        
Leigh Smith, PhD
Dean & Professor, IAU
University of North Carolina
Comparative Literature

                                                       
Alan Roberts, MFA
Dean & Professor
The Marchutz School of Fine Arts, IAU
Vermont College
Fine Arts

Aboubakr Jamai, MBA
Dean & Professor
The School of Business & 
International Relations, IAU
Harvard University
Business / Public Administration

John Gasparach, MA
Associate Dean & Professor
Marchutz School of Fine Arts, IAU
St. John's College
Liberal Arts

Guillaume Durand, PhD
Assistant Dean & Professor
The School of Humanities &
Social Sciences, IAU
EHESS, Paris & Bucharest
Romanian Art & Archaeology


Muriel Cros, PhD
Assistant Dean & Professor
Centre d'Etudes Francaises
Aix-Marseille University
Linguistics



Estelle Roger-Fix, MA/FLE
Language Coordinator & Professor
Centre d'Etudes Francaises
Aix-Marseille University
Linguistics/Educational Cooperation



Philip Breeden, MALD
Associate Dean and Director of
Public Affairs & Professor
Fletcher School of  Law & Diplomacy
Diplomacy & Conflict Resolution




Yumna Musarwa, PhD
Professor of Art History, IAU
Princeton University
Art History




Mohammad Hassouna, PhD
Professor of Environmental Science, IAU
University of Aix-Marseille
Environmental Chemistry




Ignasi Perez, PhD
Program Director & Professor,
IAU Barcelona
University of Barcelona &
University of Florence
Political Science



Faculty


Pauline Betrancourt, MFA

Activities Coordinator & 
Professor of Fine Arts, IAU
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Aix-en-Provence
Fine Arts

Cathleen Keenan, MFA
Professor of Fine Arts, IAU
University of Arizona

Creative Writing
Charles Potter, PhD
Professor of History, IAU
Columbia University

Romance Philology, French

C
écile Bozzo, PhD
Professor of Business, IAU
Aix-Marseille University

Management, Business
Estelle Kervlla, MFLE
Professor of French, IAU
Aix-Marseille University

French

Paola Queinnec-Blanc, MA
Professor of French, IAU
Aix-Marseille University

French

Laurence Breeden, DEA

Professor of French, IAU
Universit
é de Tours
French

Michel Lantelme, PhD
Professor of Literature, IAU
Emory University

French
Sylvie Requemora-Gros, PhD
Professor of Literature, IAU
Aix-Marseille University

French & Francophone Literature
David Coombes, M Litt
Professor of Philosophy, IAU
Oxford University
Political Science / Philosophy
Sébastien Llorca, PhD
Professor of Political Science, IAU
European University Institute
Social and Political Sciences


Pascale Schaaf, MA
Internship Coordinator &
Professor of Business, IAU
Université d'Aix-Marseille

German
Audrey Coussy, PhD
Professor of French, IAU
Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3
English & Translation Studies
Patricia Locke, PhD
Professor of Fine Arts, IAU
Boston College

Philosophy

Shawn Simpson, MBA
Professor of Business & 
Management, IAU
Aix-Marseille University

Business Administration
Florian Croisé, DEA
Professor of French, IAU
Université d'Aix-Marseille
Linguistics
Philippe Lorrain, DEA, FLE
Professor of French, IAU
Universit
é d'Aix-Marseille
Sociolinguistics
Ruby Soames, MA
Professor of Education, IAU
Manchester Metropolitan University

English

O'Neill Cushman, MFA
Professor of Fine Arts, IAU
University of Plymouth
Fine Arts

Annabel Martin, MA
Professor of Psychology, IAU
Universit
é de Provence
Clinical Psychology
Sarah Stickney, MFA
Professor of Fine Arts, IAU
University of New Hampshire

Creative Writing
Catherine Darracq, MBA
Professor of Business, IAU
New York University
Business Administration

Noelle Mathis, PhD
Professor of French, IAU
Simon Frazer University

Education / Language Science

Veerle Thielemans, PhD

Professor of Business, IAU
Johns Hopkins University

History of Art

Michele Giovanetti, MA
Professor of French, IAU
Aix-Marseille University

French


Pamela Morton, MA
Professor of Fine Arts, IAU
Open University

American Civilization
David Walker, PhD
Professor of Literature, IAU
University of Limerick

French Literature
Bruce Hitchner, PhD
Professor of Archaeology & 
International Relations, IAU
University of Michigan

Archaeology
Amy Mumma, MBA
Professor of Global Wine Studies, IAU
Bordeaux School of Management

Wine Industry

Mark Warwick, MFA
Professor of Fine Arts, IAU
Alfred University

Ceramics
 Margaux Hofstedt, FLE
Professor of French, IAU
Universit
é de la Sorbonne
French
Brigitte Philippe, MAs
Professor of French, IAU
Aix-Marseille University

Linguistics (English & French)




Visiting Faculty 

Khaled Al-Masri, PhD
Swarthmore College
Arabic Language and Literature
David Hay, PhD
University of San Diego
English and Theatre Arts
Rick Szal, PhD
Northern Arizona University
Economics
Bruce Ashton Aiken
Northern Arizona University
Art
Keally McBride, PhD
University of San Francisco
Political Science

Jim Thomas, PhD
The Pennsylvania State University -Smeal
Risk Management
Steve Bishop, PhD
University of New Mexico
Foreign Languages and Literature
Paul Neseth, MArch
RAW Design Build
Locus Architecture
Georges Tsai, PhD
University of Peace
Peace and Conflict Studies
Elizabeth Boehm
University of South Alabama
John Kalu Osiri,  PhD
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Management Practice & International Business
Yuying Tsong, PhD
California State University - Fullerton
Human Services

Ahmed Bouguarche, PhD
California State University Northridge
French and Francophone Literature
Charles Potter, PhD
Columbia University
French and Romance Philology
Claire Tufts, PhD
Duke University
Romance Studies
Brittany Cooper, PhD
Washington State University
Human Development
Andres Ramirez, PhD
Bryant University
Finance
Sandra Valnes
Duke University
Romance Studies
Michele DeMary, PhD
Susquehanna University
Political Science
Israel Sanz-Sanchez, PhD
West Chester University
Languages
Maria Van Liew, PhD
West Chester University
Spanish Language and Literature
Maryam Emami, PhD
Rice University
Center for Languages &
Intercultural Communications
Alan Savage, PhD
Wheaton College (IL)
French

Greg Wyatt
Cathedral of St. John of the Divine
Sculpture

Lisa Erceg
Loyola University Chicago
Modern Languages and Literature
Sarah Stickney, MFA
St. John's College
Fine Arts
John Zarobell, PhD
University of San Francisco
International Studies
William Granara, PhD
Harvard University
Arabic Literature and Language
Eva Struble, MFA
San Diego State University
Art, Design & Art History
 


* 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.