Dr. (Mrs.) OKOLO-NWAKAEME, Marystella Chika

Degree: B.A., M.A., PGD, Ph.D.
E-mail: mscokolo@hotmail.com
Tel: +234-703-840-1594, 234-805-706-8002
Fax: 234-39-243045
Department: Communication & Gen. Studies
Academic Rank: Senior Lecturer
Current Position:
Research Interest: Philosophy and Literature.


MSC Okolo was educated at the University of Calabar, and then at the University of Ibadan where she received her PhD in Philosophy. She also has a PGD in Public Relations. A CivitellaRanieri Fellow, she is the author of Winds on my Mind, Gates of Dawn, Memoirs of an Exiled Girl, Contesting the African Public Sphere, African Literature as Political Philosophy, Philosophy: Contemporary Concerns in Africa and co-author of Essentials of Communication in English for Nigerian Universities and has contributed to many academic journals. She is the recipient of CODESRIA Doctoral Prize for Africa in 2005. A creative writer and scholar, Okolo’s research interests include African literature, African identity, language and political philosophy.

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Last Updated on February 20, 2020 by FUNAAB

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