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Kingsley Ugwuanyi

Kingsley Oluchi Ugwuanyi teaches English linguistics in the Department of English and Literary Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria. He recently completed his doctoral research as a University of Northumbria Northumbria Doctoral Fellow.

Kingsley’s current research interests lie in the broad areas of world Englishes, Nigerian English, sociolinguistics and applied linguistics.


  • 2010–present
    Lecturer, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  • 2019–2021
    Associate Lecturer (EAP Tutor), Newcastle University (INTO Newcastle)
  • 2016–2017
    Associate Lecturer, Northumbria University, Newcastle


  • 2021 
    PhD (Sociolinguistics), Northumbria University
  • 2012 
    MA (Applied Linguistics), University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  • 2008 
    BA (English Language and Literary Studies), University of Nigeria, Nsukka