Profile

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY

Augustine is a Researcher at the Department of English Literature, College of Arts and Law, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. His research focuses on post phenomenological analysis of Digital Humanities (DH) Technological tools used for Scholarly Communication and Linguistic Analysis. Exploring the 20th and 21st centuries literary works, he unveils the implication of these technologies on the following philosophical concepts: Intelligence, Thinking, Perception, Consciousness, Presence, Embodiment and Reality. His interest is to show the connection between technology, humans, and the worldview of a society, so as to develop an epistemological and ontological framework for developers and users of digital technologies designed for research and learning. His broad areas of interest include: Digital humanities, Digital Technologies, Posthumanism

EDUCATION

BA with First Class Honours in Philosophy (2007), University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

M.A., Philosophy, (2014), University of Ibadan, Nigeria. (Major: Epistemology, Minor: Logic, Subfield: Philosophy of Science and Technology)

Ph.D (ongoing) Digital Humanities and Postphenomenology

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCES

Assistant Lecturer (Full Time) @ Dominican University Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria (Nov. 2018 – July 2019)

Taught and developed online classrooms for the following courses: Epistemology, Renaissance and Medieval Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, 20th Century Philosophy.

Graduate Assistant (Full Time) @ The Seminary of Saints Peter and Paul, Bodija (an Affiliate of the University of Ibadan) from Oct. 2014 – June 2015

Conducted lectures for Symbolic Logic and Aristotelian Logic Undergraduate Classes ; Marked and Graded examination scripts of over 250 students.

NON-ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE

Examination Officer, Dominican University Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria (Nov. 2018 – July 2019) As an Exams Officer for Dominican University, my responsibilities are to:

  • Prepared, collated and edited the exam questions weeks before the examination period
  • Authorized papers to Exam invigilators and ensured that the exam is timely conducted in accordance with the NUC procedures.
  • Collected all scripts and attendance sheets from the Exam invigilators after each examination.

ICT Training Coordinator (Part Time), Kobo Logistic Ltd, ICT Youth Empowerment Training Programme, University of Lagos, Nigeria

April 2018 – Nov. 2018

  • Taught university students how to deploy industrial based database and data analysis solutions.
  • Prepared students for various ICT Certification (Microsoft Office)
  • Facilitated Coding Camp (with a special focus on HTML, CSS, and PHP)
  • Created Online Platforms (Google Classroom and E-Learn Apps) for continuous formation.

 Research Assistant (Part Time), Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria (Sept. 2015– Sept. 2018)

  • Used internet and Digital Libraries to extract resources for Scholars and Researchers within the Faculty
  • Helped in multimedia projections and PowerPoint Slides during Faculty Board Meetings and Seminars
  • Helped in multimedia projections and PowerPoint Slides during Faculty Board Meetings and Seminars

Data Officer (National Youth Service Corps) @ The Department of Philosophy, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos State, Nigeria (June 2013 – July 2014)

  • Created a departmental database for student’s registration
  • Training of Non-Academic Staff on Microsoft Office Packages

Director of IT (Part Time) @ The National Office, Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Nigeria (CCRN), National Office, Delta State, Nigeria. (Oct. 2009 – July, 2017)

  • Designed, managed, and updated the web contents of ccrnigeria.org
  • Created database and handled multimedia presentations at our events.
  • Made research for projects and other publications (Booklets, Pamphlets, Poster)