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Mrs. Eunice Kingsley Ukaegbu


Linguistics and Communication Studies


Assistant Lecturer


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About Mrs. Eunice Kingsley Ukaegbu

Mrs. Eunice Kingsley Ukaegbu was employed as a Graduate Assistant in the University of Calabar, on the 1st of December, 2014. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Hons.) from the University of Nigeria Nsukka (2012), a Master Degree in Linguistics(Phonlogy) from the University of Calabar (2017), and is currently on her Ph D in Clinical Linguistics in University of Calabar since 2017. Her core area of specialization is Phonology, and she has research interests in Sociolinguistics, Language documentation/Orthography design and Clinical Linguistics, where she has published enormously locally and internationally. She teaches Introduction to Phonology, Generative Phonology, Orthography design, Topics in Phonology, Languages of the world, History of Linguistics, Introduction to General Linguistics and Dialectology in the Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages. She has attended six conferences and has completed a major research titled “Aspects of Khohumono Phonology” which culminated in the first attempt at developing an Orthography for Khohumono, an Upper Cross Language, and has other ongoing projects. She is a member of the Linguistics Association of Nigeria (LAN), African Council for Communication Education. Reg.No: ACCE/NG/339, and Faculty of Arts and Humanities Scholars Association of Nigerian Universities (FAHSANU). She has eleven (11) publications in local and international Journals and books to her credit.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCConstitution Crescent Primary School, Aba North Abia State Nigeria.19962001
SSCEOvom Girls’ High School Aba North Abia State Nigeria.20012007
B.A. Linguistics(Hons.) University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State Nigeria20082012
M.A. Linguistics (Phonology) University of Calabar, Calabar, Calabar Cross River State Nigeria.20132017

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Adomi, K. O., Ukaegbu, E. K. (2019). Communication, migration and language loss in Nigeria: A case study of Mbembe speakers resident in Calabar. The Nigerian Journal of Communication, 16(1), 65-88.
Ukaegbu, E.K.(2018). Linguistic consequences of language contact: The Igbo experience. Journal of Linguistics, Language and Igbo studies, 2(2), 64-83.
Ukaegbu, E. K., Offiong, O. A. (2018). A Reconsideration of the Igbo phonemiconsonant chart. Journal of Humanities, Management and Social Sciences, 1(1),.120-134.
Ukaegbu, E. K. (2018). The impact of linguistic differences, religion, and false information on the 2015 election results in Nigeria. LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research, 15(1), 115-129.
Ukaegbu, E. K. (2018). The role of language in human conflict: The pragmatic implication of statements. LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research, 15(2), 131-143.
Ukaegbu, E. K. (2018). Participatory communication as an essential tool in Orthogaraphy development: A cross-linguistic survey. International Journal of Linguistics & Communication, 5(1), 159-175.
Ukaegbu, E. K., Onyi, P. A. (2018). Applying the indigenous language resources to the attainment of the sustainable development goals in Nigeria. International Journal of Integrative Humanism, 10(2), 61-71.
Ukaegbu, E. K., Osuji, G. C. (2018). Aspiration and Nasalization in the Mbaise dialect of Igbo. NDUNODE, 14(1), 13-20.
Onyi, P. A., Ukaegbu, E. K. (2018). A sociolinguistic analysis of Bekwarra nicknames. International Journal of Humanitatis Theoreticus, 1(1), 36-52.
Etu, M. R., Otakore, G. A., Njoku, E. C. (2016). The use and impact of indigenous (minority) languages in voter education in the 2015 elections in Cross River State. International Journal of Linguistics and Communication, 3(1), 192-201.
Iwuchukwu, G. C.,Njoku, E. C. (2015). Language, literacy and poverty alleviation measures in Nigeria. In Okom,P. M., Ozumba, G., Ugbe, R. O., Lukpata, V., Ijor, S. (Eds.) Nigeria’s Political Economy and the Courtship with Poverty. Calabar, PUMOH Prints concepts.96-117.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
The 17th Annual Conference of African Council for Communication Education (ACCE) 2015, held at the University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State.2015-10-202015-10-23
The 28th Annual Conference of Linguistic Association of Nigeria (LAN), held at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, “A Reconsideration of the Igbo consonant chart”.2015-11-022015-11-06
The 1st Faculty of Arts International Conference, held at the University of Calabar, Calabar. 2016-04-122016-04-16
The 30th Annual conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeria, held at the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port harcourt, “The Role of Language in Human Conflict: The Pragmatic implication of statements”2017-12-042017-10-08
Faculty of Arts /Humanities Association of Nigerian Universities, held in the University of Calabar2018-04-102018-04-13
The 20th Annual Conference of African Council for Communication Education (ACCE) held at the Lagos Business School, Pan Atlantic University Lagos. 2019-10-232019-10-26