Faculty Profile for Dr. Augustine Agwuele

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Dr. Augustine Agwuele
Professor — Anthropology
ELA 258
phone: (512) 245-4726

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Nyamwange, A, A., Nyamwaka, E., Mongare, E., & Agwuele, A. (2020). Construction of AbaGusii cultural image and identity in Christopher Monyoncho’s popular poetry: The Prevalent Theme of Marriage Blues. Journal of Literature and Cultural Studies., Vol. 2 No. 4 (2020), 76–94.
  • Agwuele, A. (n.d.). Coarticulation: Segmental and Suprasegmental Interaction in Yoruba. In Handbook of African Linguistics. Routledge.
  • Agwuele, A. (2018). “Intensification and Attenuation: Colonial influences on Yoruba Culture. In Handbook of African Colonial and Postcolonial History. NY. Palgrave, USA.
  • Agwuele, A., & Bodomo, A. (2018). The Routledge Handbook of African Linguistics. Routledge.
  • Agwuele, A., & Bodomo, A. (2018). Introduction African Linguistics. In The Routledge Handbook of African Linguistics (pp. 1–12).

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Annual Recognition for significant contributions to the academic acareer of Graduating & Transfer Students. 2007 - 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi. 2013
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Dean’s Nominee for Presidential Award in Excellence in Scholarly and Creative activities. 2012
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi. 2012
  • Award / Honor Recipient: University Lecture Series Award, Importance of Egalitarianism to human societies. 2012

Selected Grants

  • Agwuele, Augustine. Outreach Grant, Federal, $1600. (Funded: June 2017). Grant.
  • Agwuele, Augustine. The study of Yoruba language for forensic speaker identification purposes, REP, $8000. (Funded: 2010). Grant.
  • Agwuele, Augustine. Carnegie Foundation, Federal, $22000. (Funded: May 11, 2018 - August 10, 2018). Grant.
  • Agwuele, Augustine (Principal). Nonverbal Communication among Seeing and Blind Yoruba adults, REP Texas State University, Institutional (Higher Ed), $8000. (Submitted: 2015, Funded: May 10, 2016 - Present). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
Fulbright
November 2020-Present
Chair
Research Enhancement Program
August 2019-Present
Undergraduate Advisor
Department of Anthropology
August 2019-Present
Chair
Research Enhancement Program
August 2019-Present
Chair
Academic Governance Committee
August 2019-Present