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Our Faculty

The following is a list of Faculty within the French program. Click on a faculty member's name to learn more about each member's educational background and research interests.

  • Associate Professor of French
    (512) 863-1509
    Olin 309
    Specialty: As a generalist, Dr. Mathieu enjoys teaching all periods and aspects of French language, literature and culture. At SU, he regularly teaches second year French language classes (French III and French IV). He also teaches upper-level courses on various aspects of French culture and literature.Dr. Mathieu is proud to be a professor at a small school like Southwestern, which emphasizes quality teaching, values mentoring and advising, and encourages close interactions between students and faculty. At Southwestern, Students are not anonymous individuals "lost" in a crowd of thousands of students. Faculty and students get to know each other.Dr. Mathieu welcomes students to visit him in his office to talk in English or French about any aspect of the courses he teaches, the French program, study abroad in France, or anything else. This kind of one-on-one service is one of the great benefits of a Southwestern education. 
  • Associate Professor of French
    (512) 863-1597
    Olin 315
    Specialty: All levels of French language, literature and culture. French feminisms; poetry; novels; music; film; translation. Interdisciplinary coursework including through International Studies and the Paideia program.

Emeritus Faculty

Suzanne Chamier

Professor Emeritus