Dr. Doris Ngozi Morah, PhD is a researcher and lecturer at the Department of Mass Communication Madonna, University, and Okija, Nigeria. She is a communication expert with about 15 years experience of lecturing in higher education. She obtained her PhD in Mass Communication from the Department of Mass Communication, Nnamdi Azikwe University, and Awka, Nigeria with a doctoral concentration in broadcasting and new media. She also received her Master of Science MSc (2006) and Bachelor of Science BSc (2000) degrees in Mass Communication from the Department of Mass Communication, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria. Her research interests are in New Media, Broadcasting, Gender Studies, International Communication, Development Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising and Media and Society Studies. She has participated in many national and international conferences, and her articles (and co-authored articles) have appeared in multidisciplinary journals and books published in Nigeria and overseas. She recently attended the ICAfrica- Ghana 2018, which was the 2nd Biennial Africa Regional Conference of the International Communication Association on African Digital Cultures: Emerging Research, Practices and Innovations held at the Bank of Ghana Hall, Economics Department, at the University of Ghana on November 7-9, 2018. Some of her scholarly works include:
- Social Media Use and Entrepreneurship Development in Nigeria: Lagos and Onitsha in Focus (International Journal of Advance Study and Research Work);
- Exploring the Visibility of Child Sex Abuse Stories in Two Nigerian Online Newspapers (Covenant Journal of Communication);
- Smartphone Usage On Nigerian Campuses: Who Is Doing What On Whatsapp? (International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research Report);
- Climate Change in a New Media Age: Sustainability and Challenges (Journal of Communication and Media Research);
- Exploring the Realities of YouTube in Nigeria (Journal of Communication and Media Research).
- Media Content Consumption and Influence on Women’s Political Visibility. In O. Omojola (Ed.) Women’s Political Visibility and Media Access: The Case of Nigeria. (Cambridge Scholars Publishing);
- Digital Large Screens as a Community Medium: Interactivity and Communication Relevance in Focus. In A. Ojebode (Ed.), Community Media for Development and Participation: Experiences, Thoughts and Forethoughts (John Archers Publishers);
- Nigeria, Media and the Economic Effect of Terrorism. In O. Omojola (Ed.) Communication Perspectives of Terrorism and Conflicts Resolution. (Saarbrucken: Lambert Publishing).
She is working with many editorial board committees of academic journals as Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Advance Study and Research Work (IJASRW), India, (2018- ); Advisory Council Member, Center for Media and Peace Initiatives, New York, (2018- ); and Associate Editor, Madonna Journal of Communication Studies, (2011- ). She is an active member of professional affiliations such as the African Council of Communication Education, Nigerian Chapter and the Association of Communication Scholars & Professionals of Nigeria. She currently resides in Enugu, Nigeria with her husband and their lovely children.