Curriculum Vitae

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Education and academic career

2020 Senior Professor of Linguistics at the Deparment of Anglophone Studies (formerly the English Department).
2020 Adjunct Professor, School of Humanities, University of Limerick, Ireland.
1994 – Professor of Linguistics at the English Department.
1993 Chair for English linguistics at the University of Essen accepted.
1993 Offer of chair at the University of Bayreuth.
1991 Full professor at the University of Munich.
1987 Associate professor at Bonn University.
1985 ‘Habilitation’ (post-doctoral degree) at the University of Bonn.
1980 PhD in general linguistics, University of Kiel.
1979 Lectureship in English linguistics at the English Department of the University of Bonn.
1976 Foreign language assistant at the English Department of the University of Kiel, Germany.
1971-1975 Study at Trinity College, Dublin (M.A. in German and Italian)
1965-1971 Secondary School, De La Salle, Waterford.
1964-1965 Irish-language school Coláiste na Rinne, Ring, Co. Waterford.
1958-1964 Primary School, Waterpark College, Waterford.
3 June 1954 Born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

Professional activities and appointments

2020 Visiting Professor, University of Florence, Italy
2015 Visiting Professor, University of Cape Town, South Africa
2009/10 Visiting Professor, University of Helsinki, Finland
2007 Visiting Professor, University of Bergamo, Italy
2001/2 Visiting Professor, University of Innbruck, Austria
1997 Visiting Professor, University of Uppsala, Sweden

External examiner at various universities, e.g. University of Helsinki, University of Uppsala, Stockholm University, University of Bergen, Université Sorbonne 3, University of Leiden.

Referee for academic funding institutions in Germany (DFG, DAAD, Max Planck Gesellschaft), Belgium, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Poland, Ireland, United Kingdom, Norway, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand.

Supervisor of several PhDs theses at the Universities of Munich and Duisburg-Essen as well as universities abroad, e.g. in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Spain, France, The Netherlands.

Editorial board member for a number of journals, such as English World-Wide and World Englishes.

Numerous guest lectures at universities in Canada, USA, Australia, South Africa, United Kingdom, Ireland, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Spain, Italy, France, The Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Russian Federation, China.

    Short bionote

Raymond Hickey was born in Dublin in 1954 and studied for his MA in Trinity College, Dublin and did his PhD at Kiel, Germany in 1980. He completed his second doctorate (German Habilitation) in Bonn in 1985 and has held professorial appointments at four German universities (Bonn, Munich, Bayreuth, Essen). He has travelled widely, lecturing in linguistics and has been visiting professor at a number of universities. He is currently adjunct professor at the University of Limerick, Ireland.