Dr. Esther Anyanwu is a renowned scholar of English language and Literature, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. She teaches English and her research interest areas are: English as a Second Language (ESL), Sociolinguistics, Phonetics and phonology.
Undergraduate Qualifications
B.ED English
Postgraduate Qualifications
M.A. English, Ph.D. English
Professional Qualifications
Books Published
Essentials of English Practice, (Odochi & Anyanwu, eds), Awka: Amaka Dreams Ltd.
Rudiments of English Usage, (Odochi & Anyanwu, & Ugwu , eds.) Awka: Amaka Dreams

1. The Concept of Bilingualism and Its Limiting Factors. Published by Madonna Journal of English and Literary Studies (MAJELS) Volume 2 Number 3. Published in the year 2012. Pages 99-105.
2. The Functional Relationship between Intonation and Punctuation. Published by Madonna Journal of English and Literary Studies (MAJELS) Volume 2 Number 2. Published in the year 2012. Pages 55-59.

3. The English Language and Multiculturalism: The Challenges and Way Forward. Published in International Journal of Arts and Culture in Society, Volume 4, Number 3, 2012. Pages 54-58. Published by African University Journal Series, Medina, Accra, Ghana.

4. The Place of the English Language & Literature in Ethno-Security Issues of Nigerian Polity by Esther Chikaodi Anyanwu & Umeh Ann Ifeoma. Published in Journal of Arts and Humanities, Volume 10, Number 1, 2013. Pages 57-62. Published by the International Research and Development Institute. Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

5. The Communicative Role of the First Language in Second Language Learning Published in African Academy of Languages (ACALAN) Volume No 1, January, 2014, African Union Commission, Mali. Pages 69-75. www.acalan.org

6. Digitizing Writing as a Developmental Continuum to Professionalization: The Nigerian Experience. Published in International Journal of Technical Research and Applications (IJTRA) e-ISSN: 2320-8163, www.ijtra.com Volume 3, Issue-5 (September-October 2015), PP. 167-173

7. A Study of Overgeneralization Errors in the Pronunciation of some English Words by Clifford Irikefe Gbeyonron & Esther Chikaodi Anyanwu. Published in Awka Journal of English Language & Literary Studies (AJJELS). Volume 6, No. 1, 2015. Pages 185-201.

8. English Usage Pattern in Nigerian Religious Settings: Perspectives From Selected Worship Centers In Imo State by Esther Chikaodi Anyanwu (PhD), Queen Ugochi Njemanze (PhD), Mark Chitulu Ononiwu. Published in IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 21, Issue 6, Version 4 (June. 2016) PP 01-06 e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845. www.iosrjournals.org

9. Socio-Cultural Influences on Effective English Communication of Nigerian Undergraduates by Esther Chikaodi Anyanwu Published in Mgbakoigba, Journal of African Studies. Vol.6 No.1. July 2016: 1-8. http://www.ajol.info/index.php/mjas

10. Christianity and Religious Language in Human Development in Nigeria. An X-Ray by Nmah, Patrick Enoch & Anyanwu Esther Chikaodi. Published in Igwebuike (An African Journal of Arts and Humanities). Volume 2, Number 6, December, 2016. www.igwebuikejournals.com

11. A Comparative Analysis of Racial Discrimination in Claude McKay’s Home to Harlem and Kenneth Kaunda’s Zambia Shall Be Free by Mbanefo S. Ogene, PhD, Esther Chikaodi Anyanwu, PhD Ngini Josephine Ojiaku, MA. Published in Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, MCSER Publishing, Rome-Italy Vol 8 No 3 May 2017. Pg. 343-349. http://www.mcser.org/journal/ index.php/mjss/issue/view/224

12. The Indispensable Role of the English Language in Sustainable Development: The Nigerian Case. Published in International Journal of Language, Literature and Gender Studies (LALIGENS), Bahir Dar-Ethiopia. Vol 6 (2), Serial No 14, August, 2017. Indexed and Listed by AJOL, & EBSCOhost. Pages 79-85. www.afrrevjo.net. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/Laligens.v6i2.7

13. The Semantics of Modal Auxiliary Verbs in the 2018 Second Term Inaugural Speech of Governor Willie Obiano in Anambra State by Ifeoma Umeh & Esther Anyanwu in Interdisciplinary Journal of African & Asian Studies (IJAAS), Volume 6, No. 1, 2020. https://www.nigerianjournalsonline.com/index.php/ijaas/article/view/835

14. Stylistic Analysis of President Buhari’s Addresses of Nigerians in the Face of Covid-19 Pandemic published in European Journal of English Language and Literature Studies. London, Vol. 8, No.4, pp.14-27, June 2020. www.eajournals.org

15. Corpus Linguistic Analysis of Fear-Factor Lexemes of Selected Online Newspaper Headlines on Coronavirus Pandemic by Esther Anyanwu and Victoria Udoh. Published in IDOSR Journal of Communication and English. Volume 5 (1) Pp 76-83, 2020. www.idosr.org

16. Language and Multicultural Contact. An Investigation into the Effect of English on Nigerian Languages by Victoria Udoh and Esther Anyanwu. Published in IDOSR Journal of Communication and English. Volume 5 (1) Pp 66-75, 2020. www.idosr.org

17. A Speech Act Analysis of Public Speeches of Three African Presidents Amid Covid-19 by Esther Anyanwu & Ifeoma Abana Published in British Journal of English Linguistics. Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 10-18, May 2020 by ECRTD United Kingdom. https://ww.eajournals.org.

18. The Place of Stylistics in Literary Studies by Abana Ifeoma & Esther Anyanwu Published in Global Journal of Education, Humanities and Management Sciences (GOJEHMS) Vol. 2 No. 1, July 2020 pg. 71-79. www.gojehms.com.
Previous Employment
Tansian University, Umunya (2007-2013)