Dr. Josephine Olufunmilayo Alexander is a Senior Lecturer in English Language Studies with two decades of lecturing experience in four tertiary institutions: Ogun State University now Olabisi Onabanjo University in Nigeria, the University of Swaziland, Namibia University of Science and Technology formerly the Polytechnic of Namibia and the University of South Africa. She served as Student Services Manager, Deputy Head of Hostel and Tutor at Waterford Kamhlaba United World College of Southern Africa, Mbabane between 2002 and 2012. In addition to her Ph.D in English Language from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, she has an MA in International Development from Eastern University in Pennsylvania, focusing on advocacy for children and women, fundraising, programme coordination and management. She is passionate about the teaching and learning of English in Second Language contexts and the usage of Owé, her indigenous language, on social media. Her research interests are in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Language and Technology, Literacy, Sociolinguistics, Onomastics, Pragmatics, Feminism and Indigenous Language Documentation and Preservation. She is the author of one book: Pronominal Co-reference in Educated Nigerian English Usage: A Study in Error Analysis. She has presented on these topics at conferences and published in accredited journals in South Africa, India and Germany. She is a member of the English Academy of Southern Africa (EASA), the Southern African Applied Linguistics Association (SAALA), the Linguistics Society of Southern Africa (LSSA), the African Association for Rhetoric (AAR), the African Language Association of Southern Africa (ALASA), the Southern African Folklore Society (SAFOS), the Digital Humanities Association of Southern Africa (DHASA) and is on the Editorial Board of NAWA: Journal of Language and Communication. She enjoys mentoring young people to attain their full potential and has a very warm and friendly disposition. Her enthusiasm is contagious and she always wears a smile.