About

Emmanuel Effiong Johnson is a Nigerian thinker, filmmaker, poet and researcher. He is committed to research on identity and belonging, and explores their interaction with faith and culture. He is currently a PhD researcher at Coventry University, where he immerses himself in the reality of Nigerian student experience in the UK.

Born

Emmanuel Disu Effiong Johnson

12 November 1994

Abuja, Nigeria

Hometown

Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

Education

Coventry University [BA, MA, PhD (ongoing)]

EF Cambridge [University Foundation Diploma]

Bright Stars Model Secondary School [GCE Ordinary Level]

Thesis

Identity, Belonging and Performance: How it Feels to be a Nigerian Student of Faith in UK HE 

Influences

Ofonime Johnson, Effiong Johnson, Martin Luther King jr, Katherine Wimpenny, Cornel West, Duncan Clark, Ken Fero

Main interests

Identity, Belonging, Cultural Studies, Faith, Education, Film, Media, Communication, Nigerian/African Lived Experience, Learning, Art/Expression

Notable Works

Parallel Identity (2015), To Grow a Tree (2019), The In-Between Space (2022)

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