Didier Bertrand is Associate Professor of French in the Department of World Languages & Cultures at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis. He holds a Ph.D. in French from the University of Iowa, and his research and publications focus on the retellings of the Robinson Crusoe story and second language acquisition. He is the author of several articles on twentieth century French fiction, the author of Test Yourself in French Grammar, and co-author of the ENTRE AMIS workbook. He currently serves as the President of the Indiana chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French.
Janet Solberg is Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literature at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She received her Ph.D. in French from the University of Minnesota in 1988. Her main areas of interest are 16th century French short narrative, francophone literature (especially the literatures of sub-Saharan Africa and Asia), intercultural communication, and second language acquisition.