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English language educator

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, U. Calabar, 1983-1985;assistant lecturer, U. Calabar, 1985-1988;part-time professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1992-1994;assistant Professor of English, U. Tennessee, Martin, since 1994. Faculty consultant College Board and ETS, 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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

child:
Noah Effiong

child:
Ini Effiong

child:
Lawrence Effiong