All ACM courses are taught by experienced and credentialed faculty who have backgrounds teaching at both U.S. and French universities and working professionally in their fields of expertise. These professionals employ interactive teaching styles while creating an active and exciting learning environment. ACM 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 ACM leadership, administrators, and faculty. The great breadth of their experience and backgrounds gives students access to a broad variety of disciplines.   


 

Carl Jubran, PhD
President & Professor
University of San Diego
Comparative Literature



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



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



Aboubakr Jamai, PhD
Dean & Professor
The School of Business & 
International Relations              
Harvard University

Business / Public Administration



John Gasparach, MFA
Associate Dean, Emeritus & Professor
The Marchutz School of Fine Arts
St. John's College
Liberal Arts




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




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

ACM Faculty 


Aaisha Arbab-Khan, MS (Doctoral Candidate, AMU)
Professor of Management
Aix-Marseille Université
Strategic Management
Mercedes Gilliom, MA
Professor of French, Translation
Aix-Marseille Université
Translation, Multilinguism
Juliette Mouiren, MFLE
Professor of French
Aix-Marseille Université
French as a Foreign Language, Translation
Patrick Beeby, MFA
Professor of Ceramics & Art
The American College of the Mediterranean
Painting
Michele Giovanetti, MA
Professor of French
Aix-Marseille Université
French
Yumna Musarwa, PhD
Professor of Art History
Princeton University
Education/Language Science
Pauline Betrancourt, MFA
Activities Coordinator & Professor of Fine Arts
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Aix-en-Provence
Fine Arts
Aurore Guitry, PhD
Professor of French, Translation
Aix-Marseille Université
Creative Writing, Translation
Sylvie Requemora-Gros, PhD
Professor of Literature
Aix-Marseille Université
French & Francophone Literature
Cécile Bozzo, PhD
Professor of Business
Aix-Marseille Université
Management, Business
Mohammad Hassouna, PhD
Professor of Ecology & 
Environmental Studies
Universit
é de Provence
Environmental Chemistry
Estelle Roger-Fix, MA
Language Coordinator &
Professor of French
Centre d'Etudes Francaises
Aix-Marseille Université
Linguistics/Educational Cooperation

Laurence Breeden, DEA
Professor of French
Universit
é de Tours
French


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

Archaeology
Pascale Schaaf, MA
Internship Coordinator &
Professor of Business
Université d'Aix-Marseille
German
Philip Breeden, MALD
Vice President of Administration &
Professor of International Relations
Fletcher School of Diplomacy
Diplomacy & Conflict Resolution
Margaux Hofstedt, FLE
Professor of French
Universit
é de la Sorbonne
French
Shawn Simpson, MBA
Professor of Business & 
Management
Aix-Marseille Université
Business Administration
Carol Brick-Stock, MPhil, DESS
Professor of Wine Studies
University of South Wales/University Paris-Nord
Food Policy, Oenology
Cathleen Keenan, MFA
Professor of Fine Arts
University of Arizona

Creative Writing
Ruby Soames, MA
Professor of Education
Manchester Metropolitan University

English
David Coombes, M Litt
Professor of Philosophy
Oxford University
Political Science / Philosophy
Michel Lantelme, PhD
Professor of Literature
Emory University

French
Sarah Stickney, MFA
Professor of Fine Arts
University of New Hampshire

Creative Writing
Florian Croisé, DEA
Professor of French
Aix-Marseille Université
Linguistics
Sébastien Llorca, PhD
Professor of Political Science
European University Institute
Social and Political Sciences
Chrystèle Thézé, MFLE
Professor of French
University of Grenoble
French as a Foreign Language
O'Neill Cushman, MFA
Professor of Fine Arts
University of Plymouth
Fine Arts
Patricia Locke, PhD
Professor of Fine Arts
Boston College

Philosophy
Veerle Thielemans, PhD
Professor of Business
Johns Hopkins University

History of Art
Laetitia Estève, MA, DESS
Professor of French
Aix-Marseille Université
Francophone Linguistics
Annabel Martin, MA
Professor of Psychology
Universit
é de Provence
Clinical Psychology
David Walker, PhD
Professor of Literature
University of Limerick

French Literature

Nassima Fezza, PhD
Professor of French, Phonetics
Aix-Marseille Université
Linguistics
Noelle Mathis, PhD
Professor of French
Simon Frazer University
Education / Language Science
Mark Warwick, MFA
Professor of Fine Arts
Alfred University

Ceramics
Erik Freeman, M.Phil (Doctoral Candidate, MIT)
Professor of Philosophy
University of Cambridge
Philosophy, Theology
Pamela Morton, MA
Professor of Fine Arts
Open University

American Civilization

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

* 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) 

* M.F.L.E. - diploma in Français Langue Etrangère (qualification for French-language teachers) 
* M. Phil. - Master of Philosophy (UK equivalent of M.A.)