Professor Farooq Kperogi has published high-impact books, book chapters, and journal articles in different areas of communication and journalism studies. He has also presented his research at scholarly conferences in the US and around the world. Below is a sample of his published work:


Kperogi, F. A.  (2022). Dissidence and Social Media Censorship in Africa. London: Routledge.

Kperogi, F. A. (2020). Nigeria's digital diaspora: Citizen media, democracy, and participation. Rochester, NY: Rochester University Press, 2020.

Kperogi, F. A.  (2015). Glocal English: The changing face and forms of Nigerian English in a global world. New York: Peter Lang.

Journal Articles:

Fabregat, Eduard and Kperogi, Farooq A. (2022). "Counterpublics and Hegemonic Ideology:
Responses to Donald Trump’s Post-Hurricane Imperial Condescension toward Puerto Rico on
Twitter." Howard Journal of Communications. DOI: 10.1080/10646175.2022.2108355

Kperogi, Farooq A. (2022). "Social media and the demotic turn in Africa's media ecology."
History Compass, 20 (2), e12711.

Fabregat, Eduard and Kperogi, Farooq A. (2021). "The ‘other’ in the bowels of the hegemon: US media portrayals of Guam during the United States‐North Korea tension."  International Journal of Media & Cultural Politics,17 (2), 119-137.

Kperogi, F.A. (2020). Sharia or death: The mass mediated hegemonic rhetoric of theocratic populism in Nigeria’s Muslim north. World Complexity Science Academy Journal (WCSAJ), 1 (1), 27-44.

Kperogi, F. A., Adams, T., & Pitasi, A. (2019). Digitalization: The internet of things in the turbulent convergence of our times. Central European Political Science Review 20, 76, 63-92.

Fabregat, E. & Kperogi, F. A. (2018). White norm, black deviation: Class, race, and resistance in America’s 'post-racial' media discourse. Howard Journal of Communications, 30, 3, 265-283.

Kperogi, F. A. (2018). "Your English is suspect": Language, communication, and the pathologization of Nigerian cyber identity through the stylistic imprints of Nigerian e-mail scams. Journal of Communication Inquiry 42, 3, 218–240.

Witt, L., Kperogi, F. A., Sinclair, G. W., Bohrer, C., & Negash, S. (2016). Journalism: How one university used virtual worlds to tell true stories. International Symposium on Online Journalism Journal 6, 1, 5-31. 

Kperogi, F. A. (2015). Marxist theory of the media or theory of the media by Marxists? Reconciling Adorno with other Marxist media theorists. Journal of Communications Media Studies, 7, 61-78. 

Kperogi, F. A. (2013). Clash of civilizations or clash of newspaper ideologies? An analysis of the ideological split in British newspaper commentaries on the 2002 miss world riots in Nigeria. Asia Pacific Media Educator 23, 1, 121–143.

Kperogi, F. A. (2013). News with views: Postobjectivism and emergent alternative journalistic practices in America's corporate news media. The Review of Communication 13, 1, 48-65.

Kperogi, F. A.  (2011). Cooperation with the corporation? CNN and the hegemonic cooptation of citizen journalism through New Media & Society 13,  2, 314–329.

Kperogi,  F. A. (2008).  Guerillas in cyberia: The transnational alternative online journalism of the Nigerian diasporic public sphere. Journal of Global Mass Communication1, 1/2, 72-87.

Book Chapters:

Kperogi, F. A. (in press).  Tough love to people with tough luck: Obama’s communicative and rhetorical engagement with Africa. In Connections and Disconnections: Africa, Africans and the US in the age of Obama edited by Ebenezer Obadare. Bloomington, IN: University of Indiana Press, in press.

Kperogi, Farooq. A. (2022). "Introduction: The Gatekeeper State Meets Digital Citizen Panoptic Gaze." In Digital Dissidence and Social Media Censorship in Africa edited by Farooq A. Kperogi, pp. 1-17. London and New York: Routledge.

Kperogi, Farooq A.  (2022). "Historicising and Theorising Social Media and the Demotic Turn in Communication in Africa." In Digital Dissidence and Social Media Censorship in Africa edited by Farooq A. Kperogi, pp. 21-36. London and New York: Routledge.

Kperogi, F. A. (2016). Networked social journalism: Media, citizen participation, and democracy in Nigeria. In Participatory politics and citizen journalism in a networked Africa: A connected continent edited by Bruce Mutsvairo, pp. 19-33. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Kperogi, F. A. (2016). Habermas in the African e-village: Deliberative practices of diasporan Nigerians on the internet. In Debates for the digital age: The good, the bad, and the ugly of our online world edited by  Danielle Coombs  and Simon Collister, pp. 287-304. New York: Praeger /ABC-CLIO, 2016. 

Kperogi, F.  A. (2012). The evolution and challenges of online journalism in Nigeria. In The handbook of global online journalism edited by E. Siapera  and A. Veglis, 445-461. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Kperogi, F. A. (2010). Divided by a common language: A comparison of Nigerian, American and British English. In Multiculturalism in the age of the mosaic edited by Michael Afolayan (53-63). New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2010.

Kperogi, F. A., & Duhe, S. C. (2008). A ‘tribe’ migrates crime to cyber space: Nigerian Igbos in 419 e-mail scams. In Electronic tribes: The virtual worlds of geeks, gamers, shamans, and scammers edited by Tyrone  L. Adams Stephen A. Smith, (269-288). Austin: University of Texas Press.

Kperogi, F. A. (2006). Kparo: Study of the emergence and death of a minority language newspaper in Nigeria. In Indigenous language media in Africa edited by Abiodun Salawu, (60-70). Lagos, Nigeria: Center for Black and African Arts and Civilization, 2006.