Faculty Members

Olivier Buirette

Olivier Buirette

Full-time faculty member at the University of Sorbonne in Paris.Part-time professor at Horizons University in French Language and Literature, History and Political Science.


Edgard Dayan

Edgard Dayan graduated from the Institut National des Techniques Economiques et Comptables (Paris) and holds a DESS in Strategic and Business Management (Institut Français de Gestion, Paris). Between 1972 and 1995 he was in charge of missions for the Conseil National de la Comptabilité (Ministry of Finance, Paris), intervened as an auditor (accounting and finance… Read more >>

Barbara Hogue

Barbara Hogue

Barbara Hogue holds a Ph.D. candidate in Education. The focus of her dissertation is the impact that a sense of belonging has on college students’ self-efficacy beliefs majoring in math-based sciences. While pursuing her doctorate, she presented and published two publications at the 2011 International Technology. Education, and Development Conference held in Valencia, Spain; in… Read more >>


Laurie Huffman

Laurie has taught 28 years in higher education, middle and elementary school and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish with two Masters Degrees in Education and Spanish. In addition, Laurie received certificates in the Teaching of English as a Second Language and Community College Instruction from UC Berkeley. Laurie recently completed her Ph.D. in Education/Teaching… Read more >>


Kimberleigh Kopp

Kimberleigh Kopp holds a master of arts in Education in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science in liberal studies from National University. She started her career as a school librarian and she is now the Program Manager of Curriculum and Instruction at National University Virtual High School, located in… Read more >>


Silvia Purpuri

Silvia has been teaching English as a foreign language and Italian as a foreign language to adults and young learners since she graduated in 2002, cooperating with several schools and educational organizations. She studied in Italy first, then in Wales (UK), where she obtained her CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English) and took a… Read more >>


Katrina Way

Katrina Way received a Masters in Business Administration from the University of California. She has owned and operated a service business since 1988 which supports small businesses in their financial and strategic operations.


Ginny Winn

Ms. Winn holds a BS in English from Columbia University, New York, M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University, Los Angeles, an Adult Education Teaching Credential, and is a California State Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. For 12 years she directed the Antioch University School Based counseling program, supervising interns who provided on-site therapy in… Read more >>


Hawa Ghaus-Kelley

Dr. Hawa Ghaus-Kelley graduated with a B.A. in Political Science, earned her Master of Arts degree from New York University’s J.W. Draper Interdisciplinary Program in Humanities & Social Thought, and earned a Doctorate of Education with specialization in Education Leadership. She holds an Administrative Services credential, California Social Science teaching credential, supplementary credential in Computer… Read more >>


(Français) Caroline Strobbe

Dr Caroline Strobbe received her Ph.D. in French Literature at Indiana University Bloomington. She is currently a visiting scholar at the University of Northern Iowa, and she has an extensive teaching experience from Indiana University and Gettysburg College.

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Olena Doroshenko

Olena teaches the Technical Tutorial sections in the filmmaking program and will make sure that you will be well-versed in using the camera as well as the editing, sound, and screenwriting software necessary for your productions.  Olena started her career in film and television as an interpreter/ director’s assistant in Kiev working on the international… Read more >>

Prof. Manish Verma

Manish Verma

Prof. (Dr.) Manish Verma is working as Director at JICM (Jagran Institute of Communication and Management) Bhopal, India’s first practice school for communication management .Prof. Verma was heading the School of Communication at Amity University India before  joining JICM as Director in 2011. He was awarded Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) by UGC in Media Studies… Read more >>

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Marie Gould

Dr. Gould Harper teaches Human Resources and Organizational Management courses at the master’s and doctoral level.  She holds a PhD in Organization and Management from Capella University, a MS degree in Instructional Systems from Penn State University, and a BA degree in Psychology from Wellesley College. She has served as the Faculty Chair and Program… Read more >>

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Jesse Owen Hearns Branaman

Jesse Owen Hearns Branaman holds a PhD  from the University of Leeds’ Institute of Communications and   has over eight years of experience teaching communications, linguistics, media, and cultural studies classes at various universities in the UK and China. He was lead lecturer and seminar leader for the ‘Cross-Cultural Communication’ and ‘British Culture and Media’… Read more >>


Bekki Turner

Bekki Turner earned her Master of Science in Kinesiology with a specialization in Sports Psychology from California State University, Fullerton. She is currently working to complete a PhD in Higher Education at Walden University, with an emphasis in Administration and Leadership. She began her career teaching in the Exercise and Sports Science program at Vanguard… Read more >>


Roberta Grossi

Dr. Roberta Grossi is a specialist in Cross-Cultural Communication and Management, and a provider of training and consulting in over 20 areas, across 65 countries and 150 multinationals.