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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
University of California, San Diego
Comparative Literature
            

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

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

Yumna Masarwa, PhD
Dean & Professor, School of Art
Princeton University
Art History
                  

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

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


Faculty

Aaron Ambeau, PhD
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Tulane University
Social Work
Arnau Bach
Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Photojournalism
Stéphanie Bérard, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor of French
McGill University
French
Nathalie Besson, MFLE
Visiting Assistant Professor of French
Aix-Marseille University
French
Pauline Bétrancourt, MFA
Associate Professor of Fine Arts
Aix-en-Provence Higher School of Art
Fine Arts
Roger Borras, MBA
Visiting Assistant Professor of Business
IESE Business School - University of Navarra
Business Administration
Guillem Botí, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor of Business
University of Barcelona
Financial Management
Philip Breeden, MALD
Professor of International Relations
Fletcher School of Diplomacy
Diplomacy & Conflict Resolution
Suzanne Canessa, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of French Literature
Aix-Marseille University
Literature
Laura Cervi, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Communication
University of Milan
Political Science
Derek Clougher, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
University of Barcelona
Clinical Psychology
Muriel Cros, PhD
Professor of French
Aix-Marseille University
Linguistics
O'Neill Cushman, MFA
Associate Professor of Fine Arts
University of Plymouth
Fine Art
Marta Darder, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Classical Philology
Guillaume Durand, PhD
Professor of Archaeology
EHSS, Paris & Bucharest
Romanian Art & Archaeology
Christine Falgas, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor of French
Aix-Marseille University
French
Marie Ferlanda, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor of Wine Studies
INSECC Bordeaux International Wine Institute

Wine Studies
Nassima Fezza, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of French, Phonetics
Aix-Marseille University
Linguistics
Erik Freeman, M.Phil
(Ph.D. Candidate, MIT)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
University of Cambridge
Philosophy, Theology
Matthew Gernt, MFA
Professor of Fine Arts
Vermont College of Fine Arts
Fine Arts
Aurore Guitry, PhD
Professor of French, Translation
Aix-Marseille University

Creative Writing, Translation
Mohammad Hassouna, PhD
Professor of Ecology & 
Environmental Studies
University of Provence
Environmental Chemistry
Josep Inglés, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
University of Barcelona
Linguistics
Aboubakr Jamaï, MBA, MPA
Professor of Political Science & International Relations
Harvard University
Business/Public Administration
Carl Jubran, PhD
Professor of Post-Colonial Studies
University of California, San Diego
Comparative Literature
Sihem Khoury, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor of French
Aix-Marseille University
French
Michel Lantelme, PhD
Visiting Associate Professor of Literature
Emory University
French
José Lanau, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Business
Open University of Catalonia
Economics
Sébastien Llorca, PhD
European University Institute
Social and Political Sciences
Anabelle Martin, MA
Associate Professor of Psychology
University of Provence
Clinical Psychology
Yumna Masarwa, PhD
Professor of Art History
Princeton University
Art History
Mauricio Molina, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion
City University of New York Graduate Center
Musicology
Jorge Monray, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Business
SBS Swiss Business School
Business Administration
Pamela Morton, MA
Visiting Associate Professor of Fine Arts
Open University

American Civilization
Gregory Mose, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law and Politics
Aix-Marseille University
Philosophy
Francesc Muñoz, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Urban Studies & Architecture
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Geography & Urbanism
Thais Peirot, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Linguistics
Ignasi Pérez, PhD
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Autonomous University of Barcelona
University of Florence
Political Science
Lorena Perez, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
University of Barcelona
Clinical Psychology
Adrià Porta, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
The New School for Social Research
Philosophy
Núria Rodriguez, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science
Pompeu Fabra University
History
Bryan Rosa, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Urban Studies
University of Manchester
Human Geography
Pascale Schaaf, MA
Assistant Dean, School of Business & International Relations
Associate Professor of Business
Aix-Marseille University

German
Pedro Señalada
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
University of Zaragoza
Spanish
Shawn Simpson, MBA
Visiting Assistant Professor of Business & 
Management
Aix-Marseille University
Business Administration
Sam Simon, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing
University of London, Goldsmiths
Creative Writing
Leigh Smith, PhD
Professor of Literature
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Comparative Literature
Karen Smyth, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
Trinity College, Dublin
Psychology
Anthony Triolo
Professor of Mediterranean Studies and Eco-gastronomy
Institute for Political Science, Aix-en-Provence, France
Political Science/International Relations
Lucia Viz, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Wine Studies
University of Barcelona
Law
Julie Wark
Visiting Assistant Professor of Human Rights & Politics
University of London
Anthropology
Mark Warwick, MFA
Professor of Fine Arts
Alfred University
Ceramics
Vanesa Zafra, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Fashion
University of Dublin
Design



Visiting Faculty 

Khaled Al-Masri, PhD
Swarthmore College
Arabic Language and Literature
Bruce Ashton Aiken
Northern Arizona University
Art
Steve Bishop, PhD
University of New Mexico
Foreign Languages and Literature
Mieczyslaw (Mietek) Boduszynski
Pomona College
Politics and International Relations
Ahmed Bouguarche, PhD
California State University, Northridge
French and Francophone Literature
Carlos Burgos, PhD
University of San Diego
Languages & Literature
David Coombes, M Litt
Oxford University
Political Science / Philosophy
Brittany Cooper, PhD
Washington State University
Human Development
Michele DeMary, PhD
Susquehanna University
Political Science
Lisa Erceg
Loyola University Chicago
Modern Languages and Literature
David Hay, PhD
University of San Diego
English and Theatre Arts
R. Bruce Hitchner, PhD
Tufts University
History and Archaeology
Margaux Hofstedt, FLE
Université de la Sorbonne
French
Nahal Kaivan, PhD
Washington State University
Psychology
John Kalu Osiri, PhD
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Management Practice & International Business
Keally McBride, PhD
University of San Francisco
Political Science
Paul Neseth, MArch
RAW Design Build
Locus Architecture
Charles Potter, PhD
Columbia University
French and Romance Philology
Deborah Reisinger, PhD
Duke University
Romance Studies
Israel Sanz-Sanchez, PhD
West Chester University
Spanish Language and Literature
Alan Savage, PhD
Wheaton College (IL)
French
Eva Struble, MFA
San Diego State University
Art, Design & Art History
Rick Szal, PhD
Northern Arizona University
Economics
Jim Thomas, PhD
The Pennsylvania State University - Smeal
Risk Managmenet

Georges Tsai, PhD
University of Peace
Peace and Conflict Studies
Yuying Tsong, PhD
California State University - Fullerton
Human Services
Maria Van Liew, PhD
West Chester University
Spanish Language and Literature
John Zarobell, PhD
University of San Francisco
International Studies
 


* 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.) 
* M.A.L.D. - Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (Fletcher School)

* 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.