Chetachi A. Egwu is writer/producer, lmmaker, artist, performer and professor raised in Bualo, NY to Nigerian parents. She earned a BA in Communication from the University of Bualo in 1996, then moved to on to Howard University in Washington, DC, where she completed a Masters (1999) and Ph.D. (2005) in Mass Communication. She has served as a faculty member in the Communication departments at Morgan State University and The George Washington University. She is currently Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Though her work has been featured in academic journals, newspapers and online publications such as TheGrio.com, her creative nature reaches beyond writing. Chetachi is also a dancer and choreographer, and currently the co-producer and co director for two documentaries, Runway Afrique and No Justice, No Peas: Getting A Veggie In The Hood. Chetachi holds memberships in several service organizations, including Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
A professor at the Journalism Department of California State University, Long Beach