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Manja Klemenčič

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Manja Klemenčič

Manja Klemenčič researches, teaches, advises and consults in the area of sociology of higher education and international and comparative higher education. She is Lecturer in Sociology and Lecturer in General Education offering higher education courses at Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University. She has been voted one of the favorite professors of the Class of 2019 (Harvard Yearbook Publications).

Manja is an associate researcher at the Centre for Educational Policy Studies, Faculty of Education at University of Ljubljana. Together with Julie Reuben and Luke Menand she co-chairs the Mahindra Center Seminar Series at Harvard University entitled: Universities: Past, Present, and Future. She serves as Editor-in-Chief of European Journal of Higher Education, Co-Editor of the Bloomsbury book series Understanding Student Experiences of Higher Education, Co-Editor of the Routledge Handbook on Student-Centered Learning and Instruction in Higher Education, and Thematic Co-Editor of the Springer Encyclopedia of International Higher Education Systems and Institutions.

Currently, Klemenčič is working on three publications: an undergraduate textbook Introduction to Higher Education, a monograph Student Power through Politics and Service, and an edited volume Routledge Handbook on Student-Centered Learning and Instruction. She is also a member of the global research network APIKS – Academic Profession in the Knowledge Society.

This information is accurate for the time period that the affiliate is affiliated with CES.


  • Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Harvard University
  • Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University