Daniel A. Nkemleke is professor in English language and linguistics at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) , University of Yaoundé I. He is an Alexander von Humboldt (Germany) and William J. Fulbright (USA) scholar, and currently runs an academic mentorship network involving scholars and junior scientists from five countries in Africa and Germany (www.academicwriting-network4africa.org). He is an award winner of the Humboldt Alumni Prize for Innovative Research Initiative in 2014. He is Head of the African component of Our Mythical Childhood (OMC) Project—an EU-funded research which aims to investigate the reception of classical antiquity in children’s and young adult’s literature/culture in response to regional challenges. His major research interest is compilation of databases in linguistics, and analyzing and comparing these texts for teaching academic writing at tertiary level. His publications in major international peer-reviewed journals cut across linguistics, academic writing, English language teaching, African culture and literature. He is Chair of the Department of English at ENS Yaoundé. He has supervised 4 PhD theses to completion (from Tanzania and Cameroon) and is currrently supervising 5 (from Cameroon).