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Kingsley Ugwuanyi

Lecturer, Department of English, University of Nigeria

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, sociolinguistics and applied linguistics, and more specifically Nigerian English.


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