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Faculty - Oxbridge in Paris

Our faculty is comprised of Rhodes, Gates, Marshall, and Fulbright scholars; top academics from local universities and acclaimed institutions such as Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, and Columbia; and creative professionals and performers. Each has been chosen for their qualifications and experience, and especially for their love of teaching young people.

Jeremy Allan Hawkins
Creative Writing

MFA University of Alabama, BA Université de Strasbourg, BA Kenyon College

Jeremy is the author of "A Clean Edge," selected by Richard Siken as winner of the 2016 BOAAT Chapbook Contest. Born in New York City and raised in the Hudson Valley, he has been the recipient of a grant from the US Fulbright Program and a teaching fellowship from the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project. His poetry has appeared in Best New Poets 2016, the extended program of the 2018 Venice Biennale di Architettura, and the inaugural 2018 edition of the Rencontre Mondiale de la Poésie, as well as literary journals in the United States and Europe. He lives in France, where he has recently launched the Slight Dérive Reading Series.

Tom Kielbasa

Sous chef, La bête noire Paris; Professional training at Ferrardi Paris - Pastry and Bakery

Tom is a professional chef in Paris. His main passions are the history of food, cooking, and pastry, but in his recent role as sous chef of the restaurant La bête noire Paris, he’s developing a whole range of delicatessen products. He completed his formal training in Paris at the School of Culinary Art Ferrandi and also worked in Australia. He learned the art of pastry from some of the most well-known masters at Stohrer, Cyril Lignac, and Adriano Zumbo.

Dr. Tijn Van Winden

Doctor of Medicine, Universiteit van Amsterdam

Dr. Van Winden teaches human anatomy to first- and fourth-year medical students at the Universiteit van Amsterdam. When he is not teaching, he is conducting research for his PhD on preterm labor. Dr. Van Winden is a regular volunteer at the Children’s Hospital in Amsterdam, as well as an avid web designer in his free time.

Pierre-Antoine Vettorello

BA, MA Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp

Pierre-Antoine manages and designs for his own fashion label. His garments seek to mix precision and creativity, poetry and drama. "Vice" magazine has praised them for their "intriguing peeks into a fantastical world." He trained at the Royal Academy in Antwerp and has worked with an array of famous designers, including Zac Posen in New York. Pierre-Antoine regularly gives lectures on fashion history in museums across Europe.