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Kingsley Ronald Bolton

language educator , writer

Kingsley Ronald Bolton, British language educator, writer. Member of International Association for World Englishes (president 2003-2004), China Club.

Background

Bolton, Kingsley Ronald was born on February 27, 1947 in Farnborough, England. Son of Enid Vilna Elias and Douglas Ronald Bolton.

Education

Bachelor, University of Kent, England, 1969. Master of Science, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics, University Reading, England, 2000.

Career

Lecturer University of Lulea, Sweden, 1973—1978. Associate professor linguistics University of Hong Kong, 1980—2003. Professor of English University of Stockholm, since 2003.

Advisor language testing Hong Kong Examinations Authority, 1981—2003. Advisor language education Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, 2001—2003.

Membership

Member of International Association for World Englishes (president 2003-2004), China Club.

Connections

1 child Johan Martin Eriksson.

father:
Enid Vilna Elias

mother:
Douglas Ronald Bolton

child:
Johan Martin Eriksson Bolton