HOD’s Profile

  1. Auto-Biography

Emenike N. Anyaegbunam is a Reader (Associate Professor) of Psychology in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Management and Social Sciences. He has a background in Industrial/Organisational Psychology, Applied Social Psychology and for several years specialised in teaching Social Psychology and Research Methods/Statistics to both undergraduate and graduate students. He taught Psychology courses for several years at Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, a degree awarding institution affiliated to University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). He joined the service of Alex Ekwueme Federal University in 2012 where he is currently teaching Introduction to Psychology, Statistics for the Social Sciences, Research Methods in Psychology, Introduction to Positive Psychology, Introduction to Social Psychology, Advance Social Psychology, Ethnicity and Ethnic Group Relations etc. He has published widely in his chosen research areas of HIVAIDS and Stigma, leadership and followership, intergroup contact and harmony, aggressive/violent behaviour etc. He has experience in external examination in the areas of Social and Experimental Psychology. He is currently external examiner to the postgraduate programme of the Department of Psychology University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is a member of Collaborative Replication Education Project (CREP) of the Psychological Science Accelerators (PSA). He is a member of Nigerian Psychological Association (NPA), American Psychological Association (APA), Nigerian Association of Social Psychologists (NASP) and the current Chair Person Nigerian Psychological Association, Ebonyi State Chapter.

  1. Department

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Management and Social Sciences

iii. Designation

Head of Department of Psychology

  1. Educational History
    Emenike N. Anyaegbunam studied and received Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Psychology in 1999, Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Industrial/Organisational Psychology in 2002 and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in 2010, all from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.
  2. Area of expertise/interest
    Experienced in Positive Psychotherapy and Counselling people living with HIV/AIDS, and in the use of SPSS and PROCESS MACRO packages for data analysis. Areas of research interest includes HIV/AIDS and stigma, leadership/followership, intergroup contact and intergroup harmony, adolescent aggressive behaviour among others.
  3. Selected Publications

    Igbokwe, U. L., Onyechi, K. C. N.,  Ogbonna, C. S., Eseadi, C.,  Onwuegbuchulam, A.C.,  Nwajiuba, C.A., Ugodulunwa, C.C., Eze, A.,  Omaeze, K., Patrick, C.P.,  Ekechukwu, L.E.,  Egbe, C.I.,  Nnachi, R.A., & Anyaegbunam, E.N. (2019). Rational emotive intervention for stress management among English education undergraduates: Implications for school curriculum innovation. Medicine, 98(40), e17452.
    Anyaegbunam, E.N., Eseadi, C., Nwajiuba, C. A., Onwuasoanya, P.N.,   Onwudinjo, O. Q., Uwakwe, R.C.,  Awoke, N., Agboti, I.C., Nwefuru, B.C. &  Ede M.O.(2019). Parental Mediation as a Moderator of the Relationship Between Violent Media Contents Exposure and Aggressive Behaviour of In-School Adolescents. Global Journal of Health Science, 11(14), 1-9.
    Anyaegbunam, E. N., Eseadi, C., Nwajiuba, C. A., Onwuasoanya, P.N., Onwudinjo, O.Q., Uwakwe, R.C., Awoke, N., Agboti, I.C., Nji, G.C.,  & Eskay, M. (2019). Gender as a Moderator in the Relationship between Violent Video Games Play and Aggressive Behaviour among In-School Adolescents. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 14(Special Issue 8), 10430-10433.
    Igwe, N. J., Ogbonna., C. S., Nwangwu, T. L., Nwefuru, B. C., & Anyaegbunam E. N. (2019). Assessing e-learning acceptance among Nigeria colleges of education students Using technology acceptance model. International Journal of u- and e- Service, Science and Technology, 12(4), 25-36, ISSN: 22079718, 20054246
    Anyaegbunam, E. N. (2018). Reducing organised violent behaviour in Nigeria through the Use of human needs paradigm. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, 26(5): 527-535.
    Anyaegbunam, E. N. & Anazonwu, C. O. (2018). Self-motivated behavior: It’s influence on intergroup contact for intergroup harmony. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 28(3), 171-181
    Anyaegbunam, E. N, & Ogbeide, D. E. O. (2016). Restive behavior among school teachers: Leadership influences in Nigerian setting. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 26(4), 397- 400.
    Anyaegbunam, E. N. (2010). Influence of perceived control and religious orientation on HIV/AIDS’ stigma. Nigerian Journal of Psychological Research, 6, 64-74
    Anyaegbunam, E. N. (2006). Impact of availability heuristics on willingness to avoid HIV/AIDS pandemic among adolescents: Nigeria Journal of Psychological Research, 5, 1-4
    Ndukaihe, I. L. G., Anyaegbunam, E. N. & Adetula, A. (2015). Level of study and self-esteem as predictors of fear of academic success. FUNAI Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1(1), 18-27
    Anyaegbunam, E. N. (2015). Cognitive therapy, psychosocial variables and immune system functioning of persons with HIV/AIDS, Ife Psychologia: An International Journal of  Psychology in Africa, 23(1) 143-149
    Anyaegbunam, E. N., Udechukwu, D., & Nwani, B. E. (2015). Psychological coercion of trafficking in

    human persons: Antecedents and psychosocial consequences for the victims and society.

    International Organization of Scientific Research (IOSR): Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences,

            20(3), 21-27

    Anyaegbunam, E. N., & Ndukaihe, I. L. G. (2016). Applied statistics and Research Report Writing in Psychology; Deutschland/Germany, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing; available in Amazon. ISBN: 978-3-659-86234-2
    Anyaegbunam, E. N. (2014). Influence of stigma consciousness and coping strategies on CD4 counts of persons with HIV/AIDS. International Organization of Scientific Research (IOSR) Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 19(2), 19-28; ISSN: Online 2279-0837, Print 2279-0845

Contact Information
Department of Psychology,
Faculty of Management and Social Sciences
Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
Tel: +2348063868224; +2348122514177
E-mail: emenike.anyaegbunam@funai.edu.ng; eme.nanya@gmail.com