Uju Anya Biography, Wikipedia, Age, Husband, Career, Nationality, Net Worth

This article contains information about Uju Anya biography, age, family, nationality, date of birth, husband and Net Worth.

Professor Uju Anya is a Nigerian-American associate professor of second language acquisition at Carnegie Mellon University.

She was born on August 4, 1976 by a Nigerian and Trinidad mother. She is currently 46 years old. Uju Anya hails from Enugu, a state located at the Eastern part of  Nigeria.

Professor Uju Anya started trending worldwide after Billionaire Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos slammed her for wishing Queen Elizabeth II “an excruciating” death.

Professor Uju Anya Profile Uju Anya Profile

Real Name:            Uju Anya

Date of Birth:        August 4, 1976

Age:                         46 years

State of Origin:     Enugu State

Nationality:             Nigerian

Occupation:            Professor

Status:                      Divorced

Net Worth:             Under Review

Professor Uju Anya Biography Uju Anya Biography

Born on August 4, 1979, Dr. Uju Anya was born to a Nigerian father and a Trinidad mother and has lived in Unite States of America since the age of 10.

However, she relocated to the United States where she became a university professor and researcher in applied linguistics, critical sociolinguistics, and critical discourse studies primarily examining race, gender, sexual, and social class identities in new language learning through the experiences of African American students.

Also, her other areas of inquiry include applied linguistics as a practice of social justice and translanguaging in world language pedagogy.

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She currently teaches and conducts research as an associate professor of second language acquisition at the Carnegie Mellon University Department of Modern Languages.

Professor Uju Anya Education

Professor Uju Anya graduated from Darthmouth College in 1998 with a B.A in Romance Language.

In 2001, she graduated from Brown University after studying Brazilian studies for her Masters Degree.

She got her Ph.D., Applied Linguistics from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2016.

Dr Uju Anya Awards

– Penn State College of Education Outstanding Teaching Award 2020

– 2019 American Association for Applied Linguistics First Book Award

— 2019 ACTFL/Middlebury Research Forum Invited Scholar

– USC Rossier School of Education Faculty Teaching and Mentoring Award 2015

– Dartmouth College Thurgood Marshall Dissertation Fellowship 2010

UCLA Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship (declined)

2008 Centro Latino for Literacy Manos Amigas Volunteer of the Year Award

2007 Eugene Cota-Robles Fellowship for Doctoral Studies at UCLA

1999 Irene Diamond Fellowship for Graduate Study at Brown University

Phillips Academy Andover Spanish Teaching Fellowship 1998

Dr Uju Anya Career

Dr. Uju Anya is a professor in the Department of Modern Languages at Carnegie Mellon University.

She teaches and conducts research in critical applied linguistics, critical sociolinguistics, new language learning, and critical race and discourse studies as associate professor of second language acquisition.

Professor Uju Anya Husband

Dr. Uju Anya is a Nigerian-born US Professor. Her father is a Nigerian from the Igbo tribe.

However, not much is known about her personal life and family but she is divorced to her Russian husband, who is also the father of her two children.

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Meanwhile, Carnegie Mellon University in the United States has distanced itself from the statement made by professor Uju Anya, who lectures in its institution, regarding Queen Elizabeth II of England.

State of Origin

Professor Uju Anya is originally from Enugu, a state located at the Eastern part of Nigeria. She is Igbo by tribe.

Uju Anya – Jeff Bezos

The founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos and Uju Anya started trending after the latter slammed the former for her criticism and hate speech on Twitter against late Queen Elizabeth II.

In response, Uju used an Igbo word “Otoro gba gbue gi,” which translates to “May you rot by your stinking bowels and die from uncontrollable diarrhea,” in reference to the billionaire’s tweet.

Also, the professor came for it her online users who criticized her initial tweet.

“If anyone expects me to exhibit anything other than hatred for the monarch who supervised a government that promoted the genocide that massacred and displaced half my family and the ramifications of which those alive today are still striving to overcome,” she wrote.

Social Media

You can follow Uju Anya social media handle on Twitter and Instagram @ujuanya

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