My work in linguistics is mainly concentrated in six main areas:
PhD, Doctorat ès Lettres (African Linguistics) : “Comparative historical analysis of Mande languages”, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, USSR. (In 1995: Habilitation “Comparative historical grammar of Atlantic languages : St. Petersburg State University, Russia).
M.A.: Master “West African Linguistics”: “Historical grammar of Manding”, Leningrad State University.
Professor of French Universities, responsible of the Wolof section of the African department of INALCO, Paris, France (since 2011: professor of exceptional class).
Research Fellow of LLACAN (UMR 8135), CNRS, Paris, France.
Member of LABEX EFL (Laboratoire d'excellence “Empirical Foundations of Linguistics”, Université Sorbonne Paris Cité), France.
Senior member of the University Institute of France (IUF, Institut universitaire de France), France.
Senior Research Fellow of the African Department of the Institute of Ethnology, Russian Academy of Science (Kunstkammer).
Director of Russian Language Department in Russian cultural Centre, Dakar, Senegal; field work in Senegal.
Postgraduate student in Institute of Linguistics, African Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.