After the sudden passing of the second-longest reigning monarch in history, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, social media is flooded with tributes. Amidst the mourning, a professor named Uju Anya is getting slammed. Netizens have been criticizing the professor for her now-deleted controversial tweets. Uju took to Twitter and shared a tweet where she hoped the queen’s death would be “excruciating”. Now, both the tweet and the professor have become the subject of discussion among netizens. Let us find out what she tweeted and other related information about her in the article below.
On September 8, 2022, Uju Anya, a professor at Carnegie Melon University, took to her Twitter handle to share a controversial tweet. She wrote that she heard the chief monarch of a thieving genocidal empire is finally dying. Adding further, Uju hoped that her pain be excruciating. The associate professor of modern languages continued to write that the wretched woman and her bloodthirsty throne have been f****** generations of her ancestors on both sides of the family and that she supervised a government that sponsored the genocide her parents and siblings survived. “May she die in agony”, wrote Uju.
Who Is Uju Anya?
As per reports, Uju Anya is an associate professor of modern languages at Carnegie Mellon University. She specializes in equality, diversity, curriculum design, applied linguistics, and inclusion in instructional methods. Besides, Uju specializes in service-learning and civic engagement, intercultural communication, and university-level language programs as well. Discussing her educational qualification, Uju obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Romance languages from Dartmouth College. Later, she got her Masters degree in Brazilian studies from Brown University. From UCLA, Anya also did her Ph.D. in applied linguistics.
Sources state that Uju served in several other prestigious institutions including the University of Southern California, Dartmouth College, and Penn State University before she started working at Carnegie Mellon University. The professor has become the subject of interest among many ever since she posted some controversial tweets. After the tweets went viral and gained the attention of the local public, Carnegie Mellon University came forward and released an official statement.
The university said that they do not condone the offensive and objectionable messages by Anya. “Free expression is core to the mission of higher education, however, the views she shared absolutely do not represent the values of the institution, nor the standards of discourse we seek to foster”, the statement further read. For those unversed, Queen Elizabeth II took her last breath on September 8, 2022. She was 96.