Degree Program Faculty

All 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 faculty 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.  

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 (2016-2018)

Pauline Betrancourt, MFA
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Aix-en-Provence
Fine Arts
Margaux Hofstedt, FLE
Université de la Sorbonne
French
Brigitte Philippe, MAs
Aix-Marseille University
Linguistics (English & French)
Cécile Bozzo, PhD
Université d'Aix-Marseille
Management, Business
Cathleen Keenan, MFA
University of Arizona
Creative Writing
Charles Potter, PhD
Columbia University
Romance Philology, French
Laurence Breeden, DEA
Université de Tours
French
Estelle Kervlla, MFLE
Aix-Marseille University
French
Paola Queinnec-Blanc, MA
Aix-Marseille University
French
Philip Breeden, MAID
Fletcher School of Diplomacy
Diplomacy & Conflict Resolution
Michel Lantelme, PhD
Emory University
French
Sylvie Requemora-Gros, PhD
Aix-Marseille University
French & Francophone Literature
David Coombes, M Litt
Oxford University
Political Science / Philosophy
Sébastien Llorca, PhD
European University Institute
Social and Political Sciences
Estelle Roger-Fix
Aix-Marseille University
Linguistics / Educational Cooperation
Audrey Coussy, PhD
Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3
English & Translation Studies
Patricia Locke, PhD
Boston College
Philosophy
Pascale Schaaf, MA
Université d'Aix-Marseille
German

Florian Croisé, DEA
Université d'Aix-Marseille
Linguistics
Philippe Lorrain, DEA, FLE
Université d'Aix-Marseille
Sociolinguistics
Shawn Simpson, MBA
Aix-Marseille University
Business Administration
O'Neill Cushman, MFA
University of Plymouth
Fine Arts
Annabel Martin, MA
Université de Provence
Clinical Psychology
Ruby Soames, MA
Manchester Metropolitan University
English
Catherine Darracq, MBA
New York University
Business Administration
Yumna Musarwa, PhD
Princeton University
Art History
Sarah Stickney, MFA
University of New Hampshire
Creative Writing
Michele Giovanetti, MA
Aix-Marseille University
French
Noelle Mathis, PhD
Simon Frazer University
Education / Language Science
Veerle Thielemans, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
History of Art
Mohammad Hassouna, PhD
Université de Provence
Environmental Chemistry
Pamela Morton, MA
Open University
American Civilization
David Walker, PhD
University of Limerick
French Literature
Bruce Hitchner, PhD
University of Michigan
Archaeology
Amy Mumma, MBA
Bordeaux School of Management
Wine Industry
Mark Warwick, MFA
Alfred University
Ceramics


Resident Fellows

Lise Abrams, PhD
University of Florida
Psychology
Mary Hamilton, BA '11
Artist in Residence
Aix-en-Provence
Paul McEwan, PhD
Muhlenberg College
Media, Communications & Film Studies
Kara Alaimo
Hofstra University
Communications
Robert Hancock, PhD
Allegheny College
Psychology
Eleanor Morris, PhD
Agnes Scott College
Political Science
Richard Andrews
UC Berkeley
Arts Management
R. Bruce Hitchner, PhD
Tufts University
Classics and International Relations
Michael Mulryan, PhD
Christopher Newport University
French
Antonio Barrenechea, PhD
University of Mary Washington
English, Linguistics & Communication
Terry-Ann Jones, PhD
Fairfield University
Sociology and Anthropology
Lynda Myers, PhD
St. John's College
Philosophy
Julie Baugnet, MFA
St Cloud State University
Design
Fawad Khan, MFA '99
Artist in Residence
New York
Nhung Nguyen, PhD
Towson University
Management
Peter Carlos, MFA
Lindenwood University
Digital Cinema Arts
Angela Komperda, MA
Artist in Residence
Chicago
Lynn Palermo, PhD
Susquehanna University
French
Peter Carmichael, PhD
Gettysburg College
Civil War Studies
Michelle Lantelme, PhD
Emory University
French Literature
Jesse Peck, PhD
University of New Haven
Interior Design
David Coombes, M.Phil
University of Limerick
Political Science
Richard Lewin, PhD
Rollins College
Finance
Randy Ploomb, PhD
Pennsylvania State University
Art History
Barbara M. Cooper, PhD
Rutgers University
History
Patricia Locke, PhD
St John's College
Todd Schack, PhD
Ithaca College
Journalism
Catherine Dent, PhD
Susquehanna University
Creative Writing
Kati Lustyik, PhD
Ithaca College
Media Arts
Margaret Voelker-Ferrier, PhD
University of Cincinnati
Design
Marlene R. DeVoe, PhD
St. Cloud State University
Psychology
Monika Malewska, MFA
Juniata College
Art
David Walker, PhD
University of Sheffield
Emeritus Professor of French
Ted Gournelos, PhD, MFA, MBA
Rollins College
Communication
Kenneth Marunowski, PhD
University of Minnesota, Duluth
English
Kelly Ward, PhD
Washington State University
Education
Dianne Guenin-Lelle, PhD
Albion College
French
Richard McElvain, MFA
Fitchburg State University
Theatre & Communications Media
Mark Warwick, MFA
Gettysburg College
Art
Eileen McEwan, PhD
Muhlenberg College
French


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.