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language educator , translator

Kevin McCafferty, Irish, British language educator, translator. Achievements include research in Irish English dialects; research in sociolinguistics; research in language history; research in language contact.

Background

McCafferty, Kevin was born on November 5, 1961 in Derry, Northern Ireland. Son of George and May McCafferty.

Education

Bachelor with honors, University East Anglia, Norwich, England, 1983. Master of Arts, University East Anglia, Norwich, England, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway, 1997.

Career

Lecturer University Basle, Switzerland, 1987—1991, University York, England, 1992—1993. Doctoral research fellow University Tromsø, Norway, 1993—1997, senior lecturer, 1997—1998, post-doctoral research fellow, 2000—2003. Head section humanities, social science and law University Tromsø Library., 2003—2005.

Senior lecturer University Bergen, since 2005, professor, since 2006. Freelance translator, Norway, since 1986.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Irish English dialects. Research in sociolinguistics. Research in language history.

    Research in language contact.

Connections

Married Anniken Telnes Iversen, September 21, 1999. 1 child Liam Simon Iversen.

father:
George McCafferty

mother:
May McCafferty

spouse:
Anniken Telnes Iversen

child:
Liam Simon Iversen McCafferty