Khadidiatou Diallo, PhD
Khadidiatou Diallo is head of the Department of English and assistant professor of English at Gaston Berger University of Saint Louis in Senegal, teaching African cultural studies, gender studies, and African oral literature. She authored many articles on South African literature. Diallo’s research focus is on the representation of the post-apartheid reality through new female voices of South Africa’s literati. She is also exploring emerging voices of African literature through an analysis of the stylistic dimension of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s fiction. Diallo is much interested in international education, which was born from many experiences from exchange programs and partnerships between Gaston Berger University and other institutions in and outside Africa. She worked for many years in cooperation programs with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Louisville, Kentucky; she was in charge of the welcoming and socio-cultural integration of American students in Gaston Berger. Diallo holds a PhD in African studies, with concentration in South African literature and history from Gaston Berger University.