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Professor Ken Hyland

Education: PhD in Applied Linguistics

Affiliation: University of Warwick, UK

Address:

S1.74 Social Sciences Building

University of Warwick

Coventry, CV4 7AL

United Kingdom

Phone: +44-(0)24-7652-3200

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Email: appling@warwick.ac.uk

Web: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/people/hyland/


Vita

After graduating with a degree in Sociology from the University of Warwick, Ken Hyland went overseas to teach English. He first worked as a volunteer in the Sudan, and then taught in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand and Hong Kong, gaining an MA and a PhD along the way. After nine years at Lingnan and City University in Hong Kong, he was offered a professorship at the University of London, where he directed the Centre for Academic and Professional Literacies at the Institute of Education for six years. He returned to Hong Kong in 2009 to head CAES.

Ken is a well-known researcher in the field of academic discourse, writing and EAP, and has published 25 books and 200 articles and given over 200 conference presentations around the world. His most recent books include a third edition of Teaching and Researching Writing (Routledge, 2016), The Routledge Handbook of EAP (co-edited with Philip Shaw, Routledge, 2016), Academic Publishing (Oxford University Press, 2015), Academic Written English (Shanghai Foreign Language Press, 2014), Disciplinary Identity (Cambridge University Press, 2012), and Innovation and Change in Language Education (edited with Lillian Wong, Routledge, 2013). He is founding co-editor of the Journal of English for Academic Purposes and was co-editor of Applied Linguistics. Ken is an Honorary professor at Warwick University and a Foundation Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities.

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