Ugwuja, Alex

Field: Africa; Advisor: Mann; Year: 2022

Research Interests: African military history (soft and hard); empire and transnationalism; digital humanities; intellectual and 18-20th centuries history of development


Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.

BA, History and International Studies; MA, Diplomatic/African History.


Digitization Experience

Co-Grantee/Project Manager: EAP1418 (Digitization of the Archives of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Ebute Metta Lagos, Nigeria; Funded by the British Library (January –August 2022)

Teaching Experience:

Lecturer Grade 1: Department of History and International Studies, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria. 

  • Courses Taught: Africa: 1500-1800 (HIS 121); North Africa from the Arab Conquest of Egypt (HIS123); Africa and European Imperialism (HIS 223); The Military in African Polities (HIS 422).

Previous Fellowships 

Research Fellow, the French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA), Ibadan.

Fellow, Lagos Studies Association (LSA), Lagos