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Core Faculty

Dr. Glen Jones

Professor & Director of CIHE

Canadian higher education, governance, and politics; academic work

Higher Education in Canada
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Dr. Elizabeth Buckner

Assistant Professor, Leadership, Higher & Adult Education

Globalization; neoliberalism; privatization of higher education

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Dr. Ruth Childs

Professor, Leadership, Higher & Adult Education

Large-scale assessments; admissions processes; evaluation systems

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Dr. Daniel Corral

Assistant Professor, Leadership, Higher & Adult Education

Postsecondary access; education policy; racially minoritized students; quantitative methods

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Dr. Ruth Hayhoe

Professor, Leadership, Higher & Adult Education

Comparative & international higher education; comparative education theory; international academic relations; Chinese higher education

Professional Website
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Dr. Katharine Janzen

Assistant Professor Teaching StreamLeadership, Higher & Adult Education

Curriculum theory; design and development; teaching and learning strategies; organization development; education research; leadership and change in education

Dr. Grace Karram Stephenson

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, Leadership, Higher & Adult Education

Academic profession in the knowledge society study; teaching and learning in higher education; comparative and international higher education; international branch-campuses; internationalization; college student development; regional identity; higher education in Malaysia and the Arab Gulf

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Dr. Eric Lavigne

Assistant Professor, Leadership, Higher and Adult Education

Higher education administration and management; organizational leadership, decision-making, and change; administrators’ recruitment, careers, and performance

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Dr. Creso Sá

Distinguished Professor and Chair

Science & technology policy; universities and economic development; entrepreneurship; organizational studies; policy analysis; research use

Professional Website
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Dr. Stephanie Waterman

Associate Professor, Leadership, Higher & Adult Education

Native American/Indigenous college student experiences; Native American student affairs; Indigenous methodologies; critical race theories

Academia

Dr. Elizabeth Leesa Wheelahan

Professor, William G. Davis Chair, Community College Leadership

Vocational education and training; community college; curriculum studies; labour market pathways; skills

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Associate Members

Dr. Sandra Acker

Professor Emerita, Social Justice Education

Changes in academic work; the social production of academic research; gender and academe; women academics in leadership positions; doctoral student and graduate experiences; university tenure and other evaluative practices

Dr. Daniel Lang

Professor Emeritus, Leadership, Higher & Adult Education

Research and scholarship aimed at improving institutional performance, mainly in the areas of management, planning, budgeting, organization, and accountability

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Dr. Gavin Moodie

Adjunct Professor, Leadership, Higher & Adult Education

Relations between college (vocational) and university (higher) education in developed Anglophone countries

Academia
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Dr. Linda Muzzin

Professor Emerita, Leadership, Higher and Adult Education

Sociology of knowledge and professions; minoritized faculty; non-dominant ways of knowing

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Dr. Michael Skolnik

Professor Emeritus, Leadership, Higher & Adult Education

Factors influencing design of higher education systems, and implications of different system designs for accessibility, quality, innovation, costs, and effectiveness of higher education in meeting social needs

Academia
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Current Visiting Scholars & Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Dominik Antonowicz

Visiting Scholar, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education (LHAE), OISE, University of Toronto
Head of Deprartment of Science and Higher Education Research, Nicoulas Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland

Sociology of education; higher education policy; university governance and management; organizational studies

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Dr. Alison Elizabeth Jefferson

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education (LHAE), OISE, University of Toronto

Research Interests: Doctoral and graduate student experiences; the academic profession; sociology of education, with a specific focus on Bourdieu and socialization; equity and inclusion within higher education; governance and management of higher education systems and institutions

Yijia Jin

Visiting Doctoral Student, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education (LHAE)
PhD Student, College of Education, Zhejiang University, China

Research Interests: History of higher education in modern China; higher education policy in modern China; the relationship between the university and the government; history of women's education in modern China

Dr. Jakob Kost

Visiting Scholar, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education (LHAE), OISE, University of Toronto
Lecturer, Institute for Upper-Secondary Education, Bern University of Teacher Education, Switzerland

Educational and labour market pathways; upper secondary and higher education policy; relation between education and labour market policy; international comparative (vocational) education research

Dr. Merli Tamtik

Visiting Scholar, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education (LHAE), OISE, University of Toronto
Associate Professor, Department of Educational Administration, Foundations and Psychology, University of Manitoba

Research Interests: Higher education policy; university governance and administration; international and comparative education; decolonization in higher education contexts

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Research Associates

Dr. Mary Catharine Lennon

Research Associate, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education (LHAE), OISE, University of Toronto
Senior Policy Advisor, Postsecondary Education Quality Assessment Board of Ontario (PEQAB)

International and comparative higher education research and policy development in areas including system design, accountability, quality assurance, and evaluation

Dr. Leping Mou

Research Associate, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education (LHAE), OISE, University of Toronto

Liberal arts education/general education; higher education teaching and learning, comparative international higher education; sociology of education; research methodology

Previous Visiting Scholars & Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Silvia Annen

Researcher, Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training

Recognition of qualifications and competencies; informal and non-formal learning; qualification requirements in the commercial sector; international comparative (vocational) education research

Dr. Stephen MacGregor

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education (LHAE), OISE, University of Toronto

Research Interests: Knowledge mobilization; research impact; mixed methods; network analysis; higher education institutions; research policy

Dr. Roger Pizarro Milian

Postdoctoral Researcher, Nippissing University

Research Interests: Sociology of education; organization studies; higher education marketing; mixed methods

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Centre Staff

Erin Anderson

Media & Research Assistant
PhD Student, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education (LHAE)