Student, Ecole Normale Supérieure, St. Cloud, 1967-1971; Doctor of Philosophy, University Marseilles, 1985.
Teacher, High School, La Baule, France, 1972-1975; teacher, High School, Noumea, New Caledonia, 1975-1979; professor, Ecole Normale Superieure, Bamako, Mali, 1981-1983; professor, U. Dakar, Senegal, 1983-1987; professor, University Angers, France, since 1990. Author: Recent Foraminifera, 1996. Editor: Geology of Africa and South Atlantic, 1996.