Blogger, University Ranking Watch
Richard Holmes holds master's degrees from the Universities of Cambridge and Surrey and a doctorate from Binghamton University SUNY. He has worked at colleges and universities in the USA, Nigeria and Malaysia, including the University of Maiduguri, the International Islamic University Malaysia and Universiti Teknologi MARA and has written on social history, historical archaeology and applied linguistics. His work has been published in journals such as English for Specific Purposes, Innovations in Education and Teaching International, and ITL Review of Applied Linguistics.
He is currently interested in international university rankings and produces the blog University Ranking Watch. He has also written on rankings for a variety of publications including WONK HE, Study International, the Asian Journal of University Education, and Arabia Higher Education.