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College of Arts & Sciences
First-Year English


Bernard Ayo Oniwe

Adjunct Instructor
First Year English
University of South Carolina



Bernard Ayo Oniwe completed his undergraduate studies in Dramatic Arts (Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, Nigeria), then a M.A. in Theology (Duquesne University, Pittsburgh) and a second M.A. in Comparative Literature (USC, Columbia) and now a PhD candidate in Comparative Literature (also at USC, Columbia). His research interests include postcolonial literature, globalization studies and representation of migrant experience in the 21st century Anglophone and Francophone African novels.Bernard has been teaching English 101 and 102 for more than five years. He is a passionate fan of Manchester United and loves to sing and dance.