Prof Kingsley Bolton

Education Leadership

Professor Kingsley Bolton

Professor of English Linguistics
Nanyang Technological University

Professor Kingsley Bolton joined Nanyang Technological University in February 2013, having previously taught at The University of Hong Kong, Stockholm University, and City University of Hong Kong, where he served as Chair Professor of English from 2009-13. He is co-editor of the Wiley-Blackwell journal World Englishes, and an editorial board member of the journals Educational Studies, English Today, and English World-Wide.

His monograph on the history of English in Hong Kong and China, Chinese Englishes: A Sociolinguistic History (2003, Cambridge University Press) was recently translated into Chinese.

Professor Boltons current research is related to English in higher education and language and globalization, and he has published very widely on these and closelyrelated topics.