Undergraduate Qualifications
BA Linguistics/Igbo UNN
Postgraduate Qualifications
MA Linguistics (UI), PhD Linguistics (NAU)
Books Published
1. Obiamalu Greg O. (2015) Functional categories in Igbo. Linguistic Association of Nigeria Landmark book series 5. Port Harcourt: M & J Grand Orbit Communications Ltd. This a 149-page book available online at Google books and African books UK

2. Obiamalu, Greg O. & Nkamigbo L. C. (2016) Basic Igbo: A conversational approach for L2 Learners. Nkpor: Brystevand

Uwaezuoke, H. A. & G. O. Obiamalu (2017) The effects of westernization and christianity-inflicted change on the Igbo language and culture. The Creative Artist Vol.13 no 2. 516-525

Nweze, I. M. & G.O. Obiamalu (2016). Optional agreement patterns in Igbo. Open Journal of Modern Linguistics, 6, 97-104. (online)

Obiamalu, Greg O.C. (2016). The notion of case from traditional grammar to modern grammatical theories: A critical historical review. Journal of Advances in Linguistics
vol 7., 1124-1134 (online) http://cirworld.com/index.php/jal/article/view/5439

Nkamigbo, L. C. & G.O. Obiamalu (2016) Phonological differences and the
Phonological Problems of Igbo Learners of Chinese. IOSR Journal Of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 21: 4, Ver. 07, 52-61 (online)

Mbagwu, Davidson U., Cecilia A. Eme, Linda C. Nkamigbo, Greg O. Obiamalu (2016) Litotic/Hyperbolic Paradigm in the Igbo Language: Preliminary Analysis. Open Journal of Modern Linguistics, 6, 161-166 (online) http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?paperID=66808

Nwankwere, A.U.N, C. A Eme & G.O. Obiamalu (2016) ‘Geminate’ consonants in Òwèré dialect of Igbo. SKASE Journal of Theoretical Linguistics Vol 13.1, 1-8.(online) (Slovakia) http://www.skase.sk/Volumes/JTL31/index.html

Maduagwu G.O. & G.O. Obiamalu (2016) On tense, aspect and negation markings in Ogbahu dialect of Igbo. Unizik Journal of Arts and Humanities (UJAH) Vol 17.2 157-166 (online & print) (Nigeria) http://dx.doi.org//10.4314/ujah.v17i.2.9

Obiamalu, G.O. & D.U. Mbagwu (2014) Semantax of v+nye verbal complex in Igbo. Journal of West African Languages (JWAL) Vol 41.2, 33-42 (indexed with ERIHPLUS) (Online & Print) (USA)

Obiamalu, G.O. (2014) Negation and v-movement in Igbo: A minimalist perspective.SKASE Journal of Theoretical Linguistics Vol 11. 2, 42-58. (online) (Slovakia) http://www.skase.sk/Volumes/JTL26/index.html

Obiamalu G.O & L.C. Nkamigbo (2014) Phonological adaptation of loanwords into Mada: An optimality theory account. Journal of Linguistics and Language in Education Vol 8.1 22-36 (online & print) (Tanzania) https://www.academia.edu/27468240/Phonological_adaptation_of_loanwords_into_Mada

Obiamalu, Greg (2013a) The functional category D in a language without determiner: The case of Igbo. SKASE Journal of Theoretical Linguistics 10.2, 50- 67 (online) (Slovakia) http://www.skase.sk/Volumes/JTL23/index.html

Obiamalu, Greg (2013b) On the role of functional categories in code-switching: The Igbo-English examples. Unizik Journal of Arts and Humanities (UJAH) Vol 14.2 90- 119 (online & print) (Nigeria) www.ajol.info/index.php/ujah/article/view/101197

Obiamalu, Greg (2013c) On the role of tone in Igbo negation. Journal of West African Languages (JWAL) 40. 2. 13-26 (online & print) (indexed with ERIHPLUS) (USA) http://main.journalofwestafricanlanguages.org/index.php/downloads/download/117-volume-40-number-2/603-on-the-role-of-tone-in-igbo-negation

Mbagwu D.U. and Obiamalu, Greg O.C. (2009) Documentation of African languages: A panacea for the negative effects of globalisation. OGIRISI : A New Journal of African Studies 6, 86-92 (online and print) (Nigeria)

Obiamalu, Greg O.C. and D.U Mbagwu (2008) Motivations for code-switching among Igbo-English bilinguals: A linguistic and socio-psychological survey.
OGIRISI: A New Journal of African Studies 5, 27-39 (online & print) (Nigeria)

Obiamalu, G.O. & D.U. Mbagwu (2013) Slang introductions in Naija.
Ifè̩ Journal of Languages and Literatures, Vol 1.1 (Nigeria)

Obiamalu, Greg O.C. (2010) On the clitic status of some Igbo pronominal subjects. Journal of Linguistic Association of Nigeria (JOLAN) 13.2, 301-314 (Nigeria)

Obiamalu, Greg O.C and D.U. Mbagwu (2007) Code-switching: insights from code-switched Igbo/English expressions. Awka Journal of Linguistics and Languages, 3, 51-60 (Nigeria)

Obiamalu, Greg O.C (2006) The morphosyntactic spellout of the functional category NEG in Igbo. Awka Journal of Linguistics and Languages, 2, 25-36 (Nigeria)

Obiamalu, Greg O.C. (1994). Ojaadili: A Model for contemporary Igbo plays. OLU: Journal of Nsukka Linguistics Association No. 4, 22-29. (Nigeria)

Obiamalu, Greg O. (2017) The verbal suffix –bụ as a grammaticalized time adjunct in Igbo. In Oye Taiwo, Funmi Ogunkeye and Harrison Adeniyi (eds.) Revitalization of African Languages: A festschrift in honour of Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele. 311-315. Ibadan: LAN Publications

Obiamalu, G.O. (2014) Inflection and v-movement in Nigerian pidgin: A comparative study of Nigerian Pidgin and its substrate languages. In N. Nnyigide R. Ezeuko, N. Nwokoye and J. Eyisi (eds.), The Eagle of Igbo Literature: A festschrift in honour of Prof G.O. Onyekaonwu Nimo: Rex Charles & Patrick Pub. (Nigeria)

Obiamalu, Greg O.C. (2011) On the status of nke in the Igbo nominal phrase. In O-M. Ndimele (ed.) Language, Literature and Communication in a Dynamic World: A Festschrift for Chinyere Ohiri-Anichie. LAN Festschrift Series 9. 529-538. Port Harcourt: M&J Grand Orbit Communications. (Nigeria)

Obiamalu, Greg O.C. (2009) Agreement by default and v-movement in Igbo. In O-M. Ndimele (ed.) Language Policy, Planning and Management in Nigeria: A festschrift for Ben O. Elugbe. LAN Festschrift Series No 8. 917-924. Port Harcourt: M & J Grand Orbit Communications. (Nigeria)

Obiamalu, Greg O.C. and D.U. Mbagwu (2009) On a democratic language policy in Nigerian democracy. In A.B.C. Chiegboka, C.E. Nwadigwe and E.C. Umezinwa (eds.) The Humanities and Nigeria’s Democratic Experience. 470-473. Awka: Faculty of Arts Unizik Publication. (Nigeria)

Obiamalu, Greg O.C.(2008) Negative-interrogative interaction and tonal prosody in Igbo. In O-M. Ndimele, I.I.L Udoh and O. Anyanwu (eds.) Critical Issues in the study of Linguistics, Languages and Literatures in Nigeria: a Festschrift For Conrad Max Benedict Brann. LAN Festschrift Series No 7. 347-360. Port Harcourt: M&J Grand Orbit Communications. (Nigeria)

Obiamalu, Greg O.C. (2007) Determiner in the Igbo nominal phrase. In O-M ndimele (ed.) Nigerian Languages, Literatures, Culture and Reforms A Festschrift for Ayo Bamgbose. LAN Festschrift Series 6. 545-556. Port Harcourt: LAN and M&J Grand Orbit Communications. (Nigeria)

Obiamalu, Greg O.C. (2002) The development of an Igbo standard orthography: A historical survey. In Oyetade, S.O. & F.O. Egbokhare (eds) The Harmonization and Standardization of Nigerian Languages. 101-129. Cape town: CASAS (South Africa)
Previous Employment
University of Ibadan (1997 - 2005) Teaching Assistant to Lecturer II in the Department of Linguistics and African languages