Graduate Student Directory

Ernest Makata

Ph.D.
International/Intercultural Communication

Bio

I am from Nigeria and the first of 6 siblings (5 boys and one girl). My undergraduate background is in Philosophy and Theology. I obtained my M.Sc. in International and Intercultural Communication from St. John's University, New York.

Publications

Presentations

Ezeh Aruah, D., Madu, M., & Makata, E. (2022). Nigerian feminists and the practice of African feminism on Facebook: What issues are the most troubling issues?. Paper/Poster at 72nd Annual International Communication Association Conference, Paris, France.

Research

Specialization

International and Intercultural Communication

Professional Interests

1. Blogs and Social Media as democratization instruments and Social (digital) activism in the modern African society.

2. Cultural identity, conflict management, power dynamics and social media behaviors among African social media users

3. Critical/Cultural perspective; Qualitative Research method, Mixed methods; Discourse Analysis, Textual Analysis