Gloria Monica Tobechukwu Emezue (also known as G.M.T Emezue) is Professor of English in the Department of Languages/Linguistics and Literary Studies of the Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo. She had her Ph.D in English and Literary Studies (Major: Poetry (African), Literary Theories and Criticism) from the University of Calabar and M.A Comparative Literature from the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
G.M.T Emezue, a fellow of International League of Conservation Writers, is a Post-Doctoral Fellow 2010 of the American Council of Learned Societies’ African Humanities Program. (https://www.acls.org/research/ahppostdoc). While Emezue’s major research foci include Postcolonial studies, Gender studies and Digital Humanities, her publications attest to her utilization of Bakhtinian Dialogism as well as traditional African Philosophical concepts as theoretical hindsight in exploring stylistics cum linguistics dynamics of contemporary African poetry.
Furthermore, G.M.T Emezue’s avid interest in interfaces between Literature and Philosophic cum Scientific conceptualizations of reality, has led to her keen enquiries into ideas of simulations, simulated reality, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, African concept of multi-dimensional realities, holograms, all resulting in her hypothesizing of fast developing theoretical models she terms “Complementary Realism’ (Emezue 2011) and ‘Alternate Reality” (Emezue and Smith 2009). After her first degree from the Department of English and Literary Studies in 1988, GMT Emezue has worked as independent film script writer and consultant for Nigerian National Television Network, Lagos, Nigeria. She started her academic career with Ebonyi State University from where she transferred to Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo. Since 2007, she has been working as editorial consultant, peer reviewer as well as editor for several national and international journals.
Prof G.M.T Emezue hails from Ndiuche- Arondizuogu in Imo State in Nigeria. She is married to Chief Chris Emezue from Umuahia in Abia State of Nigeria. The marriage is blessed with three children.