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English educator

Ronald David Bedford, British English educator. Research grantee British Academy, 1978; recipient Large grant Australia Research Council, since 1999. Member Australian Universities Language and Literature Association, Australia and New Zealand Shakespeare Association.

Background

Bedford, Ronald David was born on April 4, 1940 in London. Arrived in Australia, 1991. Son of John William and Lilian Gladys (Hubbard) Bedford.

Education

Master of Arts, Cambridge (England) University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge (England) University, 1970.

Career

Lecturer Shrewsbury (England) Technology College, 1962-1963. Supervisor in English St. Catharine's College, Cambridge, England, 1963-1966. Lecturer in English literature Exeter (England) University, 1966-1990.

Professor University New England, Armidale, Australia, since 1991. Visiting professor Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany, 1980. Chief examiner Oxford and Cambridge Schools Examination Board, Cambridge, 1985-1991.

Consultant New South Wales Board Studies, Sydney, Australia, 1992-1993.

Works

Membership

Member British Milton Seminar, Australian Universities Language and Literature Association, Australia and New Zealand Shakespeare Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: ornithology, bushwalking.

Connections

Married Linda Ann Hilton, August 13, 1966 (divorced 2000). Children: Jonathan Bentley, Oliver Newton.

father:
John William Bedford

mother:
Lilian Gladys (Hubbard) Bedford

spouse:
Linda Ann Hilton

children:
Jonathan Bentley Bedford

Oliver Newton Bedford