Fort Valley State University  

Keita, Mamadou

English and Foreign Languages
231 Bond Building

Professional Experience:

1991-to date High School Teacher, Macon County School System, Georgia:
Teach French and English, and coach tennis.
1992-to date Adjunct Instructor, Department of Language, Fort Valley State University:
Teach lower and upper-level French classes
Summer 1994 Research Consultant, College of Human Sciences, Florida State University:
Co-investigator in the University MANGOCOM II research project in Mali in charge of data collection and focus group moderating.
Summer 1993 JTPA Counselor, Office of Continuing Education, Georgia Southwestern State University: Counseling, placing, and supervising JTPA job participants.
1990-1991 High School Teacher, Macon County School System, Alabama:
Taught French and English.
1988-1990 Teaching Assistant, Department of Foreign Languages, Auburn University, Alabama: Taught undergraduate-level French.
Summer 1987 Instructor, Marketing Agricultural Products, Department of Vocational Education, Tuskegee University
1986-1987 Internship Coordinator, Department of Vocational Education, Tuskegee University
Job placement, counseling and supervision of vocational agriculture students
Spring 1986 English Tutor, Department of Vocational Education, Tuskegee University:
Used computer-assisted programs and related materials to prepare undergraduate students for the English Proficiency Exam (EPE).
Spring 1985 Student Intern, Macon County Cooperative Extension Service, Alabama.
Extensive work in the areas of animal husbandry, crop production and
home economic.
1982-1983 French Instructor, Home Economics Department and the Office of
International Programs Tuskegee University:
Taught conversational French to Tuskegee University faculty members
involved in international agricultural development
1976-1979 Senior Agricultural Project Coordinator, United States Agency for
International Development (Mission o f Mali)
Assisted in agricultural project designs, implementation, monitoring, and
1964-1976 Secondary School Teacher, Mali Government Public School System:
Taught English, French, history and geography, and physical education.

Faculty Bio

Ph.D. – Higher Education Administration
M.F.S. – French Studies
M.S. – Agricultural Extension and Technical Services


2008: Dropout Prevention in Rural Georgia High Schools: Effective Interventions
1986: A Market Study and Year Round Farm Plan for the Tuskegee University Small Model Farm.

Research Interests: 

Student Retention

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