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Solomon Ogbodum Unoh

educator

Solomon Ogbodum Unoh, Nigerian educator.

Background

Unoh, Solomon Ogbodum was born on March 7, 1938 in Agwagune, Biase, Nigeria. Son of Ogbodum and Helena (Eso) University.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dublin University, 1964, Master of Arts, 1967. Master of Education, Queens University, Belfast, 1966. Master of Arts, Columbia University, New York City, 1972.

Doctor of Philosophy., University Ibadan, 1972.

Career

Teacher, Ebenezer Grammar School, Abeokuta, Nigeria, 1958-1960, Annadale Grammar School, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1966-1967. Lecturer Ibadan (Nigeria) University, 1967-1975, professor language arts, head department, since 1976, dean of arts, 1981-1983, acting director Reading Centre, 1973-1975, director Vacation Course in English for Francophone Students, 1972-1980. Visiting professor English and Communication Arts, dean of arts, director Centre for Cultural Studies, Language Skills and Study Centre University Cross River State Uyo, 1984-1987.

Works

  • Editor, Nigerian English Studies Association Journal, since 1979, Journal Language Arts and Communication, since 1979. Author, co-author and editor books on language arts and communication. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member College Education Board, Uyo, Cross River State, 1974-1979. Member Nigerian Careers Council, 1976. Rockefeller Foundation scholar Columbia University, 1971-1972.

Member United Kingdom Reading Association, International Reading Association, Nigerian English Studies Association, Nigerian Psychological Society, American Psychological Association, W. African Aggrey Society (fellow), International Communication Association, Academy Staff Union of Nigeria. Club: Senior Staff University Ibadan.

Connections

Married Mary Egip Aquah, June 1973. Children– Emma Samuda, Orok Unoh, Effa Ebebok, Ununoh Webok.

father:
Ogbodum University

mother:
Helena (Eso) University

spouse:
Mary Egip Aquah

children:
Emma Samuda Unoh

Orok Unoh

Effa Ebebok Unoh

Ununoh Webok Unoh