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 & 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 

Pauline Betrancourt, MFA
Activities Coordinator & 
Professor of Fine Arts
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Aix-en-Provence
Fine Arts
Margaux Hofstedt, FLE
Professor of French
Universit
é de la Sorbonne
French

Brigitte Philippe, MAs
Professor of French
Aix-Marseille University

Linguistics (English & French)

Cécile Bozzo, PhD
Professor of Business
Aix-Marseille University

Management, Business
Cathleen Keenan, MFA
Professor of Fine Arts
University of Arizona

Creative Writing
Charles Potter, PhD
Professor of History
Columbia University

Romance Philology, French
Laurence Breeden, DEA
Professor of French
Universit
é de Tours
French
Estelle Kervlla, MFLE
Professor of French
Aix-Marseille University

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

French
Philip Breeden, MALD
Public Relations Coordinator &
Professor of International Relations
Fletcher School of Diplomacy
Diplomacy & Conflict Resolution
Michel Lantelme, PhD
Professor of Literature
Emory University

French

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

French & Francophone Literature

David Coombes, M Litt
Professor of Philosophy
Oxford University
Political Science / Philosophy

Sébastien Llorca, PhD
Professor of Political Science
European University Institute
Social and Political Sciences

Pascale Schaaf, MA
Internship Coordinator &
Professor of Business
Université d'Aix-Marseille
German
Audrey Coussy, PhD
Professor of French
Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3
English & Translation Studies

Patricia Locke, PhD
Professor of Fine Arts
Boston College

Philosophy

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

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

English
O'Neill Cushman, MFA
Professor of Fine Arts
University of Plymouth
Fine Arts
Annabel Martin, MA
Professor of Psychology
Universit
é de Provence
Clinical Psychology
Sarah Stickney, MFA
Professor of Fine Arts
University of New Hampshire

Creative Writing
Catherine Darracq, MBA
Professor of Business
New York University
Business Administration
Yumna Musarwa, PhD
Professor of Art History
Princeton University

Art History
Veerle Thielemans, PhD
Professor of Business
Johns Hopkins University

History of Art
Michele Giovanetti, MA
Professor of French
Aix-Marseille University

French
Noelle Mathis, PhD
Professor of French
Simon Frazer University

Education / Language Science
David Walker, PhD
Professor of Literature
University of Limerick

French Literature
Mohammad Hassouna, PhD
Professor of Ecology & 
Environmental Studies
Universit
é de Provence
Environmental Chemistry
Pamela Morton, MA
Professor of Fine Arts
Open University

American Civilization

Mark Warwick, MFA
Professor of Fine Arts
Alfred University

Ceramics

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

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

Wine Industry

 

* 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.)