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Name

Dr. Iyorza Orjighjigh Stanislaus

Department

Mass Communication

Designation

Assistant Lecturer

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Iyorza Orjighjigh Stanislaus

Stanislaus Iyorza (Ph.D) was employed in the Information and Public Relations Department of the University of Calabar on the 7th of September 2001 after the completion of his mandatory one year National Youth Service, and assumed duty as Editor III on the 11th of September 2001. His appointment was converted to Assistant Lecturer in the academic cadre in June 2006. In 2009, Dr Iyorza was promoted to the rank of Lecturer II and in 2012; he was promoted to the rank of Lecturer I following the Department’s change in nomenclature to Theatre and Media Studies. He rose to the rank of Senior Lecturer in 2015 and was transferred to the Department of Mass Communication and Digital Media in 2017. He earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Mass Communication from Benue State University in 2000, a Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Theatre Studies from the defunct Department of Theatre and Media Studies in 2005 and a Ph.D in Theatre and Media Studies in 2010 with Media Advertising as his research area. He has edited both international and local journals in diverse areas of communication. He has also attended over fifteen (15) local and international conferences and presented papers at different forums. Dr Iyorza has also been a member of some local organizing committees for conferences including the Society of Nigerian Theatre artist conference, Calabar 2012, Calabar Conference on Theatre and Media Studies 2015 and Faculties of Arts and Humanities Association of Nigerian Universities (FAHSANU) Conference, University of Calabar, Cross River State in April 2018. He is a member of professional associations including African Council for Communication and Education (ACCE), African Theatre Association (AFTA) and Society for Nigerian Theatre Artists (SONTA). Dr Iyorza has over thirty (30) publications including local and international journals, books, book chapters, monographs and conference proceedings.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificateKusaki Nursery/Primary School, Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria19821987
Senior Secondary School CertificateMt St Gabriel Secondary School, Makurdi, Benue State. Nigeria19881993
B.A Mass CommunicationBenue State University, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.19951999
Master of ArtsUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.20022005
Doctor of Philosophy, Theatre and MediaUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20062010
Certificate of Proficiency in Media Research Monitoring and Evaluation for Social and Behaviour Change Communication University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa20122012

S/N Publication
Iyorza, S. O. (2018). Film and Distortions in the Communication of Tiv Folklore in Benue State, Nigeria. Federal University of Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) Journal of Communication, 2(1), 319 - 330.
Iyorza, S. O. (2018). Global Television and Local Content Viewing in Nigeria: A Study of Calabar Residents in Cross River State. Nasarawa Journal of Multimedia and Communication Studies, 1(2), 163 -174.
Iyorza, S. O. (2018). Rethinking Nigeria’s Development Using African Traditional Communication Media for National Orientation. CAJOLIS: (Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies), 20(1), 345 - 360.
Iyorza, S. O. (2017). Nollywood in Diversity: New Dimensions for Behaviour Change and National Security in Nigeria. International Journal of Communication, 21(1), 37 - 46.
Iyorza, S. O. (2017). An Assessment of the Image of the Nigerian Police in Bloody Night and Open Truth. Uniuyo Journal of Communication Studies (UJCS), 1(1), 185 - 190.
Iyorza, S. O. (2016). Nigerian Film Industry in the Mirror of African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). Journal of Arts and humanities (JAH), 5(9), 75 - 83.
Iyorza, S. O. (2016). Perception of Social and Behaviour Change Communication Media in Cross River State, Nigeria”. Journal of Theatre and Media Studies. (JOTAMS), 1(2), 298 - 307.
Iyorza, S. O. (2015). Audio-Visual Media Education and Oral English Teaching in Nigerian Secondary Schools. Ed. Stan Weeber. Journal of Research in Education and Social Science, 2(3), 136 - 141.
Iyorza, S. O. (2015). Newspaper Cartoon and Political Education in Nigeria: The Artists’ Ideal. Journal of Theatre and Media Studies. (JOTAMS), 1(1), 58 - 63.
Iyorza, S. O. & Ekwok, L. (2014). Global Media and Cultural Hybridization in the 21st Century Nigeria”. Ed. Neda Khan. Journal of Social Sciences (JSS), 3(3), 408 - 416.
Iyorza, S. O. (2014). The Impact of Crises on Rebuilding the National Image: The Paradox of Nigeria’s Rebranding Project. Ed. The International Journal of the Image, 4(2), 53 - 59.
Iyorza, S. O. (2014). The Creative Planning Strategy and the Question of Social Advertising in Nigeria’s Democracy. Global Journal of Human-Social Science, 14(9), 11 - 15.
Iyorza, S. O. (2014). Global Television and Cultural Promotion: Taming the Cultural Dilemma among Nigerian Youths, Ed. Aurica Briscaru. International Journal of Social Science and Humanity, 4(4), 308 - 310.
Iyorza, S. O. (2014). Social Media and Dissemination of False Information in Nigeria: A Threat to National Security. Jos Journal of Media and Communication Studies, 1(1), 51 - 59.
Essien, E. & Iyorza, S. O. (2011). Critical Perspectives on Audience Engineering in Nigerian Live Theatre. Journal of West African Association for Common Wealth Literature and Language (WAACLALS), 4(1), 1 - 14.
Iyorza, S. O. (2010). Post-Modernism: Forecasting the Electronic Media for the Future. Theatre Studies Review, 6(1), 1 - 21.
Essien, E. & Iyorza, S. O. (2009). Global Media and Cultural Domination: Strategies for a New World Information and Communication Order (NWICO) for Africa. Journal of Globalization and International Studies. 4(1&2), 69 - 82.
Essien, E. & Iyorza, S. O. (2009). Global Media and Cultural Domination: Strategies for a New World Information and Communication Order (NWICO) for Africa. Journal of Globalization and International Studies. 4(1&2), 69 - 82.
Iyorza, S. (2008). Media Imperative for the Globalization of Nigerian Culture. Journal of West African Association for Common Wealth Literature and Language (WAACLALS), 2(2), 79 - 96.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
African-Berlin International Conference, Abuja, Nigeria. February, 2014.A joint African-European Conference on Security2014-02-252014-02-28
African Theatre Association (AFTA)’s International Conference. Accra, Ghana. July, 2014An international conference of the African Theatre Associations2014-07-162014-07-18
Society for Nigerian Theatre Artists (SONTA) Conference, (Hosted by National Institute for Cultural Orientation, NICO), Nigeria.A cultural Orientation conference on Nollywood, the Nigerian Film industry held in Abuja, Nigeria2015-08-192015-08-21
Calabar Conference of Theatre and Media Studies, Department of Theatre and Media Studies, University of Calabar. September, 2015. Maiden edition of the Theatre and Media Conference in the University of Calabar2015-09-082015-09-11
Faculty of Arts Conference, University of Calabar. April, 2016.Maiden edition of the University of Calabar Faculty of Arts Conference2016-04-192016-04-22
African Council for Communication and Education (ACCE) Conference. Port Harcourt. October, 2016.18th Annual Conference of the African Council for Communication and Education on Small Scale Business Promotion2016-07-122016-07-16
African Theatre Association (AFTA)’s International Conference. Abuja, Nigeria. July, 2016.A conference on Paradigm shift in African Theatre Performance2016-07-212016-07-23
The 2017 Conference of the Department of Communication and Linguistics, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. July 2017Conference of the Department of Communication and Linguistics, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria2017-07-172017-07-21