Prof Kingsley Bolton

Education Leadership

Professor Kingsley Bolton

Professor Emeritus
Stockholm University
Sweden

Kingsley Bolton is Professor Emeritus in English Linguistics. Kingsley was educated at the University of Kent, Edinburgh University, and Reading University, UK. His research interests include a wide range of topics related to language and society and English worldwide. Kingsley is currently Co-Editor of the international journal World Englishes (Wiley-Blackwell), and a member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of Applied Linguistics ReviewEducational Studies, English Today, English World-Wide and the Journal of World Languages. He has an active and continuing research agenda, much of which focuses on English in the Asian region, English-medium education, and world Englishes. His publications include a number of books on world Englishes and Asian Englishes, as well as research articles dealing with issues related to English-medium instruction (EMI). His most recent book project has been The handbook of Asian Englishes (2020, Wiley-Blackwell), which provides an up-to-date overview of the status, functions and features of English in the Asian region. In addition, he is also Series Editor for a new book series from Routledge, entitled Multilingual Asia.