Prof. Orji Chuks Greg Obiamalu

Prof. Orji Chuks Greg Obiamalu is a PROFESSOR in LINGUISTICS Department, Faculty Of Arts in Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Prof. Orji Chuks Greg Obiamalu

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Greg Obiamalu is a Professor of Linguistics with specialization in syntax and Igbo grammar

Personal Information

Linguistics, Faculty Of Arts, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.

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Academic Qualifications

Degrees / Basic Certificates
1Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka. (Doctor of Philosophy, January, 2013)
September, 2008 to January, 2013
PhD Linguistics (syntax)
2University of Ibadan. (Master Degree, September, 1998)
September, 1996 to April, 1998
MA Linguistics
3University of Nigeria Nsukka. (Bachelor Degree, February, 1994)
January, 1990 to February, 1994
BA Linguistics/Igbo

Relevant/Working Experience

1Visiting Professor on Sabbatical, Federal University Gashua, Yobe State
November, 2018 to October, 2019
2Visiting Research Fellow, University of Legon, Ghana
September, 2016 to November, 2016
3Visiting Research Fellow, University of Dar eslam, Tanzania
October, 2013 to November, 2013
4Visiting Research Fellow, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
November, 2011 to January, 2012
5Lect 1 - Professor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
September, 2005 to Present
6Teaching Assistant - Lecturer 11, University of Ibadan, Ibadan
September, 1997 to June, 2005

Creative Output

Journal Articles
1Uwaezuoke, H. A. & G. O. Obiamalu. (2017, March), "The effects of westernization and christianity-inflicted change on the Igbo language and culture", The Creative Artist, Vol. 11, (Issue 4), pp 516-525
2Nweze, I. M. & G.O. Obiamalu. (2016, April), "Optional agreement patterns in Igbo", Open Journal of Modern Linguistics, Vol. 6, (Issue 2), pp 97-104
3Greg O. Obiamalu. (2016, April), "The notion of case from traditional grammar to modern grammatical theories: A critical historical review", Journal of Advances in Linguistics, Vol. 7, (Issue 1), pp 1124-1134
4Greg O. Obiamalu. (2014, July), "Negation and v-movement in Igbo: A minimalist perspective", SKASE Journal of Theoretical Linguistics, Vol. 11, (Issue 2), pp 42-58
5Obiamalu G.O & L.C. Nkamigbo. (2014, May), "Phonological adaptation of loanwords into Mada: An optimality theory account", Journal of Linguistics and Language in Educationin Education, Vol. 8, (Issue 1), pp 22-36
6G. O. Obiamalu & D. U. Mbagwu. (2014, July), "Semantax of v+nye verbal complex in Igbo", Journal of West African Languages, Vol. 41, (Issue 2), pp 33-42

Academic Leadership Qualities

1Awardee: "AHP Postdoctoral fellowship" (May, 2016 to July, 2018). Completed sponsored grant by American Council of Learned Societies
2Awardee: "AHP Dissertation completion fellowship" (May, 2013 to June, 2014). Completed sponsored grant by American Council of Learned Societies

Relevant Events Attended

1"2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages: Perspective Conference", (Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA.), 30th October, 2019 to 3rd November, 2019; USA