Carl Jubran, Ph.D. became President of The Institute for American Universities in France in August 2011. Prior to this appointment he had been Associate Professor of Language and Literature at the University of San Diego (USD), in California. Dr. Jubran also served as its Associate Provost for Internationalization at the University of San Diego. After completing his undergraduate education in linguistics, Dr. Jubran participated in a Masters program at the Sorbonne, Paris IV, through New York University. He later earned his MA in Spanish Linguistics and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the University of California,
San Diego. He has since developed and taught courses in French, Spanish, Arabic, world civilizations, and global studies. He has led and overseen programs in France, Mexico, Morocco, and Spain. Dr. Jubran’s most recent administrative accomplishments include the creation and construction of USD’s first International Center and the development, as well as management, of more than 120 international programs in 50 cities in 35 countries throughout the world. Under his leadership the University of San Diego ranked first in the United States for the undergraduate study abroad student participation rate of over 71%.