Chinwe R. Ezeifeka is an Associate Professor of English at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria. She was the coordinator of the Use of English courses for the General Studies Programme at Nnamdi Azikiwe University. She is also a dual Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies/African Humanities Program – 2008/2009 Dissertation-Completion Fellow, and 2011/2012 Early Career Postdoctoral Fellow. She teaches Composition Writing, Sociolinguistics, Semantics, English as a Second Language (ESL), Advanced Discourse Analysis, Language and Gender Studies at both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. She has attended many local and international conferences/workshops in her areas of interest. Her research interests are in the areas of discourse analysis, critical discourse analysis, pragmatics, systemic functional grammar, and language & gender studies.
Undergraduate Qualifications
B.ED Language Arts (English)
Postgraduate Qualifications
PhD English, MA English, MED Educational Administration & Supervision
Books Published
1. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. English Grammatical Structures and Models of Analysis. Awka: SCOA Heritage, 2018.

2. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. Discourse Analysis: Concepts and Approaches. Awka: Patrobas, 2018.

Book Chapters
1. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. "The English number system". Functional English for Academic Purposes Vol 1. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R and Ezenwa-Ohaeto, Ngozi. (Eds). Awka: Fab Anieh Publishers, 2015. 137-148
2. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. "Report writing". Functional English for Academic Purposes Vol 2 Ezenwa-Ohaeto, Ngozi and Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. (Eds). Awka: Fab Anieh Publishers, 2015. 183-204.
3. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. "The English idioms". Fundamentals of Matriculation English. Ezeaku, Afamefuna and Christopher Akaruese Eds. Fab Education Books. 2015. 311-349.
4. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “The English sentence” English for Functional Education. Chinwe R. Ezeifeka and Ifeyinwa J. Ogbazi. Eds. Enugu: John Jacobs, 2012. 209-230
5. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Phrases and clauses” English for Functional Education. Chinwe R. Ezeifeka and Ifeyinwa J. Ogbazi. Eds. Enugu: John Jacobs, 2012. 179-208
6. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Planning and writing the research report”. English for General Academic Proficiency. Chinwe R. Ezeifeka and Ifeyinwa J. Ogbazi. Eds. Enugu: John Jacobs, 2011. 264-276.
7. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. "Passivization". English for Academic Competence. Ezeaku, Afamefuna, Ifeyinwa Ogbazi and Jane Ifechelobi, Eds. Fab Education Books. 2011. 135-148
8. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Persuading an audience”. English for General Academic Proficiency. Chinwe R Ezeifeka and Ifeyinwa Ogbazi. Eds. Enugu: John Jacobs, 2011. 181-206.
9. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Text-context relations in Ezenwa-Ohaeto’s “The Voice of the Night Masquerade”. African Literature and Development in the Twenty-First Century. Eyisi, Joy, Ike Odimegwu and Ngozi Ezenwa Ohaeto. Eds. Owerri: Living Flames Resources, 2009. 227-240.
10. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Fossilization or Nigerian English: The dilemma of the second language learner in Nigerian democracy”. The Humanities and Nigerian Experience. Chiegboka, A.B.C., C.E Nwadigwe and E.C Umezinwa Eds. Nimo: Rex Charles and Patrick Ltd, 2009. 449-455.
11. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Language and move-structure analysis of administrative correspondences for effective governance in the university system.” Governance in Africa in the Twenty-First Century . Otagburuagu, E.J. Ed. Nsukka: Institute of African Studies, UNN/Global Publishers, 2009. 122-131.
12. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Verbs” English for Academic Excellence. Eyisi, Joy, Dolly C Ekpunobi and Geraldine Nnamdi-Eruchalu. Eds. Awka: Fab Educational Books, 2009. 25-46.
13. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Paragraph writing.” English for Higher Education. Revised ed. Joy Eyisi and Raph Uzoezie. Eds. Nimo: Rex Charles and Patrick Ltd, 2008. 67-87.

Publications
a. Books:
1. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. English Grammatical Structures and Models of Analysis. Awka: SCOA Heritage, 2018.

2. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. Discourse Analysis: Concepts and Approaches. Awka: Patrobas , 2018.

b. Journal Papers:
1. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Grammaticality and acceptability” Awka Journal of English Language and Literary Studies (AJELLS). Vol.2. 2008. 29-44.
2. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. English for university career administrators: Implications for ESP and national development”. Journal of Nigerian English Studies Association.(JNESA) Vol.13.(1). 2010. 75-94. Available at: www.englishscholars.org.ng/journals.
3. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “From logical reasoning to logical fallacies: A case for the effective persuasive writer”. Nnamdi Azikiwe Journal of Philosophy. (NAJP). Vol.3, 2011. 51-63.
4. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Critical discourse analysis of self-glorification and derogation in selected inaugural political speeches in Nigeria”. International Journal of Research in Arts and Social Sciences (IJRASS). Vol.4. 2012. 251-265. Available at: www.academicexcellence society.com.
5. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R . “Analysis of experiential meaning in selected inaugural political speeches in Nigeria”. AFREV LALIGENS: An International Journal of Language, Literature and Gender Studies. Vol.2(1). Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. February, 2013. 170-190. Available at: www.ajol.info/laligens/article/view.
6. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R and Nneka Nora Osakwe. "Gender representation in the 1999 Nigerian constitution: A critical discourse analysis for socio-political equity”. Discourse & Society,(D&S) 24(6), 2013, 687-700. Das.sagepub.com
7. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Strategic use of metaphor in Nigerian newspaper reports: A critical perspective”. Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines (CADAAD), 6(2), 2013. 174-192. Available at http://cadaad.net/journal.
8. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Critical discourse analysis of interpersonal meaning and power relations in selected Nigerian inaugural political speeches in Nigeria” UNIZIK Journal of Arts and Humanities (UJAH), 14(2), 2013. 46-65. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ujah.v14i2.3
9. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. and Ogbazi Ifeyinwa J. “'You're responsible for his death': Widowhood in Igbo gender construction and struggle for agency in selected literary texts”. International Journal of Language and Literature. (IJLL). 2(3), 2014. 1-10 http://dx.doi.org/10.15640/ijll.v2n3a8
10. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R "Grammatical metaphor: In search of proficiency in research abstract writing". Sage Open, January-March 2015.1-14. DOI: 10.1177/2158244015577667sgo.sagepub.com.
11. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “‘Her Market has Closed’: Critical rethinking of gender stereotypes in selected Igbo idioms”. Mgbakoigba Vol 5, No 2, June 2016. 152-169 http://www.ajol.info/index.php/mjas.
12. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. "The rhetoric of tentativeness and subjectivity in selected Nigerian inaugural political speeches". Research Journal of English Language and Literature. Vol. 4(1), 2016, pp. 94-109. http://www.rjelal.com.
13. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “The rhetoric of political repression in Nigerian newspaper reports: The critical discourse analysis perspective”. Journal of Social Science Research/Council for Innovative Research. Vol. 10(1), 2016, 1978-1986. www.cirworld.com. ISSN 2321-1091.
14. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. and Ogbazi, Ifeyinwa J. “Feminist undercurrents in selected traditional Igbo songs: Contemporary Igbo women’s voice”. Studies in Literature and Language.Vol 12, No.5 May 2016. Pp. 1-15. www.cscanada.net.
15. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Analysis of thematic prominence in selected inaugural political speeches” Awka Journal of Arts and Humanities. 17(2) 2016. 20-46. http://dx.doi.org//10.4314/ujah.vl17i2.2.
16. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Gender stereotypes in selected Igbo proverbs”. Contemporary Journal of African Studies 4(2) 2017. 93-126. https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/c4ontjas.v4i2.4.
17. Nnuta, Matthew and Ezeifeka, Chinwe. Verbal hygiene and ethnic politics in Nigeria: A study of selected newspaper print and online publications. OGIRISI: A New Journal of African Studies. 13(1) 2017. 46-69. https://www.ajol.info/index.php/og/article
18. Obinegbu, Chinenye L. and Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Linguistic styles and discourse strategies in telecom sales promotion text messages”. Journal of English Language and Literature Conference 1(1) 2018. 122-141.
19. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Patriarchal Legitimization Strategies in Igbo Gender-Related Taboos: A Case for Critical Discourse Analysis. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal 6(3) 2019. 383-400. http://dx.doi.org/10.14738/assrj.63.6229
20. Ezeifeka Chinwe R. and Chinyeaka, Lauretta O. “The Kolanut Ritual as a Speech Event”: A Study of Selected Igbo Speech Situations” Research Journal of English Language and Literature 7(1) 2019. 128-136. http://www.rjelal.com
21. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. and Ojonugwa, Joseph S. “Politeness Strategies and Address Terms in Selected Igbo and Igala Cultures” Studies in Literature and Language (SLL) 18(2), 2019. 44-49 . www.cscanada.net
22. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Neologisms and Nonce Expressions of Ethnic Politics in Nigeria’s ‘Change’ Regime”. OGIRISI: A New Journal of African Studies. 14. 2018. 1-28. https://www.ajol.info/index.php/og/issue/view/18182
23. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “’Us’ versus ‘Them’ Ethnic Identity Construction in Nigerian Political Discourse”. International Journal of Language and Linguistics, 6(1), 2019.

24. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Chinweizu and Woman’s Place: A Response to Anatomy of Female Power”. African and Asian Studies 20, 2021. 159-179

25. Ezeifeka, Chinwe R. “Genre-Based Approach to the Analysis of Introductions in Doctoral Seminars of the Department of English, UNIZIK, Awka” UNIZIK Journal of Arts and Humanities (UJAH). 21(2), 2020. 1-25..

26 Ezeugo, Toochukwu and Ezeifeka, Chinwe, R. “Question-Answer in Doctor-Patient Interviews…”. International Journal of Research in Arts and Social Sciences (IJRASS). 12. 2020. 180-192