Fellows & Grantees

Ngozi Emeka-Nwobia

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship 2013
Project Title
A Pragmatic Analysis of the Perlocutionary Force in Nigerian Former President Olusegun Obasanjo's Political Speeches
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Languages and Linguistics Department, Ebonyi State University


Ngozi U. Emeka-Nwobia is a senior lecturer in the Department of Linguistics and Literary Studies, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki-Nigeria where she also obtained her PhD in Sociolinguistics. She is a Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY) Scholar (2015) and has also received other international fellowships and research grants among which include; Postdoctoral fellowship award of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)’s African Humanities Program (AHP), 2016/2017; Social Science Research Council (SSRC)’s Next Generation Social Sciences Research in Africa 2013 Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship Award; and 2014 Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship Award; a collaborative research grant on ‘Language, Literature, Music and Prayer as (re)Sources of African Values, Spirituality and Christian Theology’ funded by the Templeton Foundation under the Nagel Institute of Calvin College, Michigan, USA 2018-2020; among others.