Trends in Higher Education Research: Perspectives from the Editors of the International Encyclopedia of Higher Education Systems and Institutions
Drawing on the insights from the International Encyclopedia of Higher Education Systems and Institutions, this panel will address key trends in contemporary higher education research in Europe, Asia and Pacific, Latin America and Africa, Arab and Middle Eastern Countries.
The panelists, all editors of the Encyclopedia, will also discuss the making of the International Encyclopedia. The International Encyclopedia of Higher Education Systems and Institutions aims to map the field of higher education studies for the 21st century, reflecting the significant transformations in higher education and the challenges ahead for future research. It includes a presentation of almost 150 national higher education systems and almost 360 thematic entries. Twenty scholars participated as editors and about 540 authors wrote articles for thematic and systemic sections.
Manja Klemenčič, Lecturer on Sociology and Lecturer in General Education, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
Pedro Nuno Teixeira, Director of CIPES - the Center for Research in Higher Education Policies and Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Porto, Portugal
Jung Cheol Shin, Professor, Department of Education, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Elizabeth Balbachevsky, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil, and Director of the Research Center on Public Policy at the University's Institute for Advanced Studies
Goolam Mohamedbhai, Independent Consultant; Former Secretary-General, Association of African Universities; Honorary President, International Association of Universities and Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Mauritius, University of Mauritius, Moka, Mauritius