Phil King, Ph.D.

Senior Linguistics Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Linguistics/Biblical Studies, London School of Theology, 2011
  • M.Math, University of Cambridge, 1999
  • B.A., London Bible College, 2003
  • B.A., Mathematics, University of Cambridge, 1998

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Linguistics Consultant, SIL International, 2017–
  • Course Leader, MA Field Linguistics, Redcliffe College, UK, 2015–

Other professional experience and service

  • Academic Dean, Pacific Institute of Languages Arts and Translation, PNG, 2013–2015
  • Trainer in Biblical Studies/Linguistics, SIL PNG, 2004–2015
  • Academic Training Coordinator, SIL PNG, 2009–2013
  • Lecturer in Linguistics, Wycliffe’s European Training Programme, UK, 2001–2012
  • Linguistic Coordinator, SIL PNG, 2004–2005
  • Linguistic Specialist, SIL PNG, 2000

Language proficiencies

  • English: ILR 5
  • Tok Pisin: ILR 4
  • French: ILR 2

Research interests

  • Relevance Theory
  • Cognitive Linguistics
  • Conceptual Metaphors
United Kingdom