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College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Jude Okpala, Ph.D.

Lecturer II in Humanities
Department of Philosophy and Classics

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Phone: 210-458-8156
Office: MH 4.05.30J
Office hours: By appt.

Research area: Literary Theory, African Literature, and Logic

  • Biography

    Jude is originally from Nigeria. He studied English Literature and Philosophy with graduate degrees from Howard University. His research covers literary theory, African Literature, Logic and the interface between philosophy and literature.  He has extensively studied Igbo Metaphysics in Chinua Achebe and Ethical Imagination in Ben Okri. Presently, he is working on the new aesthetics in Nigerian Literature.


    •  Ph.D. in English, Howard University (2000).
    • M.A. in Philosophy, Howard University (1993).
    • B.A. in Philosophy, Bigard Memorial Seminary, Nigeria - Affilate of Urban University (1989).