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Chinonye Ekwueme-Ugwu

Chinonye C. Ekwueme-Ugwu teaches courses in African, American and comparative literature in the Department of English and Literary Studies, University of Nigeria, UNN, where she obtained a Ph.D. in English and Literary Studies (2015) in the field of Literature and the Environment. With a B.A. (1997) and an M.A. (2009), in English from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Nigeria, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (2008), she had fifteen years prior teaching experiences in secondary and post-secondary institutions. She is a member of the Society for Academic Excellence, UNN. Her other published works include books and articles in language and Literature, some of which are Foundational Courses in English Grammar and Usage (2013), “Global Ecological Degradation and English Nouns” (2013), “Environmental Crisis in Nigerian Novels” (2016), and “On Postcolonial Literature: Ideological and Generational Shifts South of the Sahara”, co-authored with Professor Egodi Uchendu (2017). Chinonye is married, and has children.


  • 2015–present
    Lecturer, University of Nigeria


  • 2015 
    University of Nigeria, Ph.D. in English and Literary Studies