About Faculty

The Faculty of Arts, Plateau State University Bokkos was established in 2013 when the programmes in the faculty were moved from the then School of Arts and Social Sciences as the university began operating the faculty system. The faculty has three degree awarding programmes in its departments:

Department of English

Bachelor of Arts (English)

Department of History and International Studies

Bachelor of Arts (History and International Studies)

Department of Theatre Arts

Bachelor of Arts (Theatre Arts)

Since its inception, the faculty has produced a total of two hundred and seventy two (272) graduates.

The Faculty of Arts has well trained and dedicated lecturers with various specializations and track records of research activities required for the effective training of students. The faculty has maintained its vision of pursuing research and training in the humanities through integrated team work with its successive deans:

Professor Galadima Moses Pyefa 2013-14, 2019-date

Professor Stephen Bamfa 2015

Dr. Thomas Vwetpak Anpe  2016-2019

The faculty staff engage in a range of research activities and community service notable among which is the research on and the recording, transcription and translation of folktales, songs, proverbs and riddles from Plateau State tribes conducted by the Department of English Language, the community theatre outreach of the Department of Theatre Arts, all sponsored withTETFund institute based research (IBR) grants. In addition, individual faculty members conduct researches, with some on postdoctoral research outside the country, and a trail of presentation of academic papers at local and international conferences. The vivacity of the staff is reflected in the students, some of whom have won national and international awards.


The Faculty consist of the following departments

Dean: Professor Galadima Moses Pyefa

About Dean

Professor Galadima Moses Pyefa

Professor Galadima Moses Pyefa

Dean, Faculty of Arts

Professor Galadima Moses Pyefa

PhD Literatue Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 2011

Research Interests – Literature for specific purposes, Intersectionality in African epic poetry and heroic tales, and Cultural transfer in African diasporic literature

Research – Plateau State oral literature 2015, Dimensions in the African epic institute of African studies Carleton University, Ottawa 2017 – 2018

Coordinator, Plateau state Native Languages and Culture. Department of English, Plateau state University 2014 to date

Grants – Tetfund Institution based research 2015

Contact- mosesgaladima@plasu.edu.ng  +2348037000057