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Philip U. Effiong

Philip U. Effiong, Nigerian English language educator. Named Outstanding Professor University Tennessee-Martin Older Students association, 1996; Fulbright scholar, 1988-1992, University Calabar Graduate scholar, 1983-1985. Member Modern Language Association, African Studies Association, Tennessee Philological Association, Tennessee Writers Alliance.

Background

  • Effiong, Philip U. was born on November 5, 1960 in Kaduna, Nigeria. Came to the United States, 1988. Son of Philip A. and Josephine L. (Abbott) Effiong.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English/Literature with honors, University Calabar, Nigeria, 1982. Master of Arts in English/Literature, University Calabar, Nigeria, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in Theatre/Drama, University Wisconsin, 1994.

    Career

    • Graduate assistant University Calabar, 1983-1985, assistant lecturer, 1985-1988. Part-time professor University Wisconsin, Madison, 1992-1994. Assistant professor English University Tennessee, Martin, since 1994.

      Faculty consultant College Board and ETS, 1995.

    Works

    • Contributor: (books) Nigeria: The People and Their Cult, 1987, Issues and Identities in Literature, 1996. Contributor (dictionary): Dictionary of 20th Century Culture, 1996.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, African Studies Association, Tennessee Philological Association, Tennessee Writers Alliance.

    Connections

    • Children: Noah, Ini, Lawrence.
    • father: Philip A. Effiong
    • mother: Josephine L. (Abbott) Effiong
    • children: Noah Effiong
    • Ini Effiong
    • Lawrence Effiong
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    Born November 5, 1960
    (age 56)
    Nationality
    • 1982
      University Calabar
    • 1985
      University Calabar
    • 1994
      University Wisconsin
    • 1992 - 1994
      part-time professor, University Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1994
      assistant, professor English University Tennessee
      Martin, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa