Marygrove College professor Dr. Chukwunyere Okezie was one of 10 siblings in his family's compound in Nigeria. After Zaira University in Nigeria was closed, he moved at the age of 22 to the United States to earn his undergraduate and Ph.D. degrees. Dr. Okezie married in 2001 and describes his growing family and academic life at Marygrove College.
Listen to Interview:
- Date Interviewed: Saturday, 21 November 2009
- Interviewer: Virginia Ashworth
Marygrove Archives ARC-SP 0100 File #19
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Ashworth, V. (Interviewer) & Okezie, C. (Interviewee). (2009). Chukwunyere Okezie: Immigration to the U.S. [Interview transcript]. Retrieved from the Novak Archive at Marygrove College: https://www.marygrove.edu/detroit-journeys