Uju Anya is a professor of applied linguistics and a researcher at Carnegie Mellon University whose critical discourse studies primarily examine race, gender, sexual, and social class identities in new Language learning through the experiences of African American students.
She was born on August 4, 1976, to a Nigerian dad and a Trinidadian woman. Uju is an indigene of Enugu state.
Who is Uju Anya?
Uju is also famous for her support of the LGBTQ community. She has publicly declared she is a lesbian after her divorce from her husband. Uju started as a Teaching fellow with the Phillips Academy Andover in 1998, where she teaches introductory, intermediate-level high school immersion, Spanish classes.
Full name: Dr. Uju Anya
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Place of birth: Enugu
State of origin: Enugu State
Education: University of California, Los Angeles (2007–2011), Brown University (1999–2001), Dartmouth College (1994–1998)
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Spouse: Uju was married before her divorce.
- Penn State College of Education Outstanding Teaching Award
- American Association for Applied Linguistics First Book Award
- ACTFL/Middlebury Research Forum Invited Scholar
- USC Rossier School of Education Faculty Teaching and Mentoring Award
- Dartmouth College Thurgood Marshall Dissertation Fellowship
- UCLA Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship (declined)
- Centro Latino for Literacy Manos Amigas Volunteer of the Year Award
- Eugene Cota-Robles Fellowship for Doctoral Studies at UCLA
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In 2001, she became a visiting lecturer in the Portuguese Language at the Dartmouth College Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Uju coordinated the Portuguese program’s curriculum and pedagogy in this capacity, including cutting-edge multimedia resources, inquiry, social emphasis, and critical language studies emphasis on Afro-Brazilian culture.
On September 8 2022, Uju Anya was caught up in a web of controversy for her controversial tweet after the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
The tweet, later taken down for violating the microblogging platform policy, referred to the Queen as “a chief monarch of a thieving raping genocidal empire.”
She wrote, “I heard the chief monarch of a thieving ra*ping genocidal empire is finally dying. May her pain be excruciating.“
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