L'École Marchutz

Master of Fine Arts | Faculty

IAU College & Visiting Faculty Advisors

Leigh Smith

PhD, UNC at Chapel Hill


IAU College

L. Jesse Peck

MA, Washington State University

Professor, New Haven University

Charles Potter

PhD, Columbia University

Professor, French and Romance Philology

Robert Pujade,

PhD, Aix-Marseille Université

Professor, Photography

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Alan Roberts

MFA, Vermont College of Fine Arts

Dean, The Marchutz School of Fine Arts

Professor, Painting, Drawing, Aesthetics

IAU College

Sarah Stickney

MFA, University of New Hampshire

Tutor, St. John’s College

Veerle Thielemans

PhD, Johns Hopkins University

European Academic Program Director

Terra Foundation for American Art

David Walker

BA, PhD, Liverpool

Emeritus Professor of French

University of Sheffield

Mark Warwick

MFA, University of Gettysburg


Greg Wyatt

MA, Columbia University

Sculptor-in-Residence, Cathedral of St. John of the Divine

Professor, Sculpture

IAU College

Pauline Betrancourt

MFA, Beaux Arts, Aix en Provence

Professor, Photography, Studio Art

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David Coombes

M. Litt, Oxford University

Professor, Philosophy

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Muriel Cros

PhD, Aix-Marseille Université, Linguistics

Assistant Dean

Professor, French

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O'Neill Cushman

MFA, Transart Institute, University of Plymouth 

Professor, Painting, Drawing, Art History

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Guillaume Durand

PhD, Aix-Marseille Université

Assistant Dean

Professor, Archaeology

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John Gasparach

MA, St. John's College

Associate Dean, The Marchutz School of Fine Arts

Professor, Art History, Aesthetics, Studio Art

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David Hay

PhD, University of San Diego

English and Theatre Arts

Cathleen Keenan

MFA, The University of Arizona

Professor, Creative Writing

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Patricia Locke

PhD, Boston College

Tutor, St. John’s College

Pamela Morton

MA, Open University

Professor, Art History

Yumna Masarwa

PhD, Princeton University

Professor, Art History

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All contact-hour courses are taught by IAU College faculty members.  Please click here for a complete list.

Recent Visiting Artists and Historians

Margie Voelker-Ferrier

MFA, Associate Professor of Design

Cincinnati College of Art and Design

Mary Hamilton

Artist in Residence

Aix en Provence, France

Fawad Khan

MFA, School of the Visual Arts, New York

Artist in Residence

New York, New York

Randy Ploog

PhD, Penn State University

Art Historian

Francois de Asis

Artist in Residence

Aix en Provence, France

Samuel Bjorklund

Artist in Residence

Boca Raton, Florida

Christopher Coffey

Artist in Residence

Byron Bay, Australia

Barbara M. Cooper

PhD, Associate Professor of History

Center for African Studies

Rutgers University

Please direct MFA Program related inquiries to Degree@IAUFrance.org.

For questions about Passports, Visas, life in France, and more, please visit:  www.IAUFrance.org.