Dr. Christopher Kendris has worked as interpreter and translator of French for the U.S. State Department at the American Embassy in Paris. He earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees at Columbia University in the City of New York, where he held a New York State Scholarship, and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where he held a Teaching Assistantship and Tutorial Fellowship during four years. He also earned two diplomas with Mention tres Honorable at the Universite de Paris (en Sorbonne), Faculte des Lettres, Ecole Superieure de Preparation et de Perfectionnement des Professeurs de Francais a l'Etranger, and at the Institut de Phonetique, Paris. In 1986 he was one of 95 teachers in the United States awarded a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship for Teachers of Foreign Languages in American High Schools. He has taught French at the College of the University of Chicago as visiting summer lecturer, at Colby College, Duke University, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey, and the State University of New York at Albany. He was Chairman of the Department of Foreign Languages and Supervisor of 16 foreign language teachers on the secondary level at Farmingdale High School, Farmingdale, New York, where he was also a teacher of all levels of French and Spanish, and prepared students for the New York State French and Spanish Regents, SAT exams, and AP tests. Dr. Kendris is the author of 22 school and college books, workbooks, and other language guides of French and Spanish. He is listed in Contemporary Authors and the Directory of American Scholars. Dr. Theodore Kendris earned his B.A. degree in Modern Languages at Union College, Schenectady, New York, where he received the Thomas J. Judson Memorial Award for modern language study. He went on to earn his M.A. degree in French Language and Literature at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, where he held a Teaching Assistantship. He earned his Ph.D. degree in French Literature at Universite Laval in Quebec City, where he studied the Middle Ages and Renaissance. While at Universite Laval he taught French writing skills as a charge de cours in the French as a Second Language program and, in 1997, he was awarded a doctoral scholarship by the Foundation de l'Universite Laval. He has also taught in the Department of English and Foreign Languages at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois.Kendris, Christopher is the author of '501 French Verbs Fully Conjugated in All the Tenses and Moods in a New Easy-To-Learn Format, Alphabetically Arranged', published 2003 under ISBN 9780764124297 and ISBN 0764124293.