!!Peter Trudgill - Biography
Studied at King's College, Cambridge, and at Edinburgh University, before taking up a position at Reading University, where he was successively Lecturer, Reader and Professor from 1970 to 1986. He then moved to the University of Essex and then, in 1992, to the University of Lausanne. He has been Professor of English Linguistics at Fribourg since 1998. Peter Trudgill is a Fellow of the British Academy, of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, of the Royal Norwegian Academy of Sciences and of the Royal Gustavus Adolphus Acadmey for Swedish Folk Culture; and he has an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Uppsala, Sweden.
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