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Phanuel Akubueze Egejuru

Professor Emerita



Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); M.P.H., UCLA; M.A., UCLA


  • College of Arts and Sciences


  • Literature


Prof. Phanuel Akubueze Egejuru has studied in Nigeria, Senegal, Ivory Coast and France. He migrated to the University of Minnesota and graduated Magna cum Laude, French. Moving to UCLA, she obtained her M.A., M.P.H. and Ph.D. in Comp. Lit. She taught at UCLA, and in Tanzania, New York, Nigeria, and Rhode Island before Loyola. A Professor of English at Loyola, Egejuru taught Composition, Short Fiction, Black Literature and Black Aesthetics. She also taught nineteenth-century British fiction and Victorian England. She has published books in literary criticism, a novel, and poeticized proverbs.

Areas of Expertise

Composition, Short Fiction, Black Literature, Black Aesthetics, 19th-Century British Fiction, Victorian England.