Dr Charles Boyle

Director, British and Cultural Studies

MA, DipEd, PG Cert Russian (Glas), MSc (Aston), MBA (UNE), MA (Lanc), PhD (NDU, Budapest), PGDipLATHE (Oxf.)

Biography

Charles Boyle directs and teaches on the Department’s full-time pre-Master’s courses.

He is also responsible for the planning, academic oversight and evaluation of a number of short courses for international students including Tsinghua University, Keio University and Kyoto University, for professional development courses for English language teachers and for OUP’s Oxford Teachers’ Academy programme.

He has taught English to international students, trained language teachers and has presented on course design and language testing at international conferences worldwide. He has authored a number of books and online materials for the award-winning Campaign, English for the Military series (Macmillan, 2005, 2006). He is the co-author of English for Law Enforcement (Macmillan, 2009) winner of the David Riley Award for Innovation in Business English and ESP.

He has lived and worked in Hungary, Sweden, Switzerland, Russia and the Middle East and has carried out consultancies on behalf of the UK Ministry of Defence, the FCO, the British Council and NATO.

He is a Fellow of Kellogg College and of the UK Higher Education Academy.