Rudy de Mattos
Born and raised in Paris, then nearby Nantes, France, Rudy de Mattos received a Master ’s in German from the University of Nantes and the University of Rostock in Germany before pursuing a M.A. and PhD in French at the University of Texas at Austin where he specialized in Women’s and Gender Studies in French and Francophone literature. As a professor at Louisiana Tech University, Stonehill College, and more recently for BPS, he taught all levels of French language and literature while pursuing his research in gender construction and second language acquisition and teaching methodologies. Rudy collaborated to several French textbooks and online learning platforms. At Stonehill College, he also taught all levels of Spanish. When he is not cooking, entertaining friends and family, or trying new restaurants, Rudy enjoys traveling and discovering new places and meeting new people within and outside the US.