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English educator

Gerald David Porter, British English educator. Member English Folk Dance and Song Society, Finnish Literature Society, Greenpeace.

Background

Porter, Gerald David was born on December 26, 1946 in Nayland, Suffolk, England. Arrived in Finland, 1970. Son of Albert George and Pamela Helen (Whiteley) Porter.

Education

Master of Arts in English, University Oxford, England, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Umea, Sweden, 1992.

Career

Senior lecturer University Oulu, Finland, 1970-1975, University Turku, Finland, 1975-1977, Abo (Finland) Akademi University, 1979-1980. Research fellow University Sheffield, England, 1986-1987. Lecturer University Vaasa, Finland, 1980-1986, 87-94.

Research fellow University Umea, 1994-1998. Senior lecturer University Vaasa, since 1998.

Works

Membership

Member English Folk Dance and Song Society, Finnish Literature Society, Greenpeace.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Folk and political song.

Connections

Married Sirkku Leena Aaltonen. Children: Jessica, Emilia, Aliisa.

father:
Albert George Porter

mother:
Pamela Helen (Whiteley) Porter

spouse:
Sirkku Leena Aaltonen

children:
Jessica Porter

Emilia Porter

Aliisa Porter