Maureen Chiluwa

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Maureen Chiluwa

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Name

Isioma Maureen Chiluwa

Qualification(s)

B.A (Ed), MA, PhD

Membership

Languages and General Studies

Position

Lecturer

College

College of leadership and development studies

Department

Languages And General Studies

Research Interests

Online disinformation, disinformation and deception, Social media activism, Conflict studies

Awards & Honours

Award & Honours

Accompanying Young Researcher Award, Alexander Humboldt Foundation. August 2019 – January 2020.

1.     Research Grant- Dissertation Completion Award – African Humanities Program (AHP), American Council of Learned Society, 2018-2019.

Travel Grant – Volkswagen Foundation Travel Grant for Young Scholars. Herrenhausen Conference on Transparency and Society: Between Promise and Perils- June 14-16 2018. Berlin, Germany.

1.      Fellow, African Humanities Program (AHP), American Council of Learned Society, 2018-2019.

Teaching Areas

Teaching Areas

Applied linguistics, Composition, Phonetics and phonology

Conferences Attended

Conferences Attended

3rd Konstanz Summer School on Internet-Based Data Collection and Analysis in Decision Making. Sept 7-14, 2019, University of Konstanz, Germany

Herrenhausen Conference on Transparency and Society: Between Promise and Perils- June 14-16 2018. Berlin, Germany.

A Multimodal Discourse Analysis of Grammarly-Mediated Learning presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the English Scholars Association of Nigeria.  5-8th September 2016.

47th Conference of the Linguistic Association of the United States and Canada. 19th-22nd July, 2021

 

Detailed Biographical Info

Biographical Info

Isioma Maureen Chiluwa is a lecturer at the Department of Languages & General Studies, Covenant University, OTA, (Nigeria). She is a Doctoral Research Fellow of the American council of Learned societies, African Humanities Programme and an Accompanying Junior Researcher of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. She holds a PhD in English Studies from the University of Port Harcourt (Nigeria) Her research interests are (i) (multimodal critical) discourse analysis of online communications – especially discourses of resistance, protests, flaming, activism or dissent in the media and the Internet; (ii) (multimodal) discourse analysis of online deceptive communications, such as misinformation, disinformation, fake news and online financial investment scams.