Research Team

Prof. Joshua Mok Ka Ho

Prof. Joshua Mok Ka Ho

Co-Director, Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership (APHERP); Vice-President and Chair Professor of Comparative Policy, Lingnan University; International Collaborator of the Centre for Global Higher Education

Professor Ka Ho Mok is a renowned scholar in comparative policy and comparative higher education research. He conducted projects with UNICEF, World Bank, and Lumina Foundation. He organized professional and executive training programmes of higher education management for delegates from Asia, especially from China's leading universities like Peking University, Zhejiang University, Sun Yat-sen University, and University of Nottingham Ningbo.

Prof. Deane Neubauer

Prof. Deane Neubauer

Co-Director, Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership (APHERP)

Major research areas: higher education; quality and equity; knowledge society; university governance; international education.

Prof. Sheng Ju Chan

Prof. Sheng Ju Chan

Professor of Higher Education, Graduate Institute of Education, National Chung Cheng University

Major research areas: higher education policy, comparative education and higher education management.

Prof. Roger Dale

Prof. Roger Dale

Professor of Education, Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol

Major research areas: globalisation, Europeanisation and the governance of education, education policy, critical policy methodology, international organisations, education systems, role of regional organisations and EU and education policy.

Prof. Andy Green

Prof. Andy Green

Professor of Comparative Social Science, University College London

Major research areas: education systems and social and economic outcomes in Western Europe and East Asia; comparative education policy.

Prof. John Hawkins

Prof. John Hawkins

Major research areas: higher education reform and its politics; educational policy in comparative perspective.

Prof. Maggie Lau Ka Wai

Prof. Maggie Lau Ka Wai

Research Associate Professor, Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies and Division of Graduate Studies, Lingnan University

Major research areas: poverty and social exclusion; child well-being; adolescent health behaviours; migration; poverty and education.

Prof. Simon Marginson

Prof. Simon Marginson

Professor of International Higher Education, University College London; Director of the Centre for Global Higher Education

Professor Simon Marginson specializes primarily in higher education, and comparative and international education in the context of globalization. He is one of the world's most highly cited social science researchers in these fields. His major research areas also include higher education research in English-speaking countries, Russia and the Asia-Pacific; studies in the sociology, political economy, political philosophy and history of education.

Prof. Rajani Naidoo

Prof. Rajani Naidoo

Professor in Higher Education Management, University of Bath

Major research areas: public sector markets and new public management; trans-national higher education and global governance; higher education and international development.

Prof. Eugenia Ng

Prof. Eugenia Ng

Director of Teaching and Learning Centre, Lingnan University

Major research areas: blended learning, e-learning, innovative teaching and learning strategies, teaching-research nexus.

Prof. Susan Robertson

Prof. Susan Robertson

Professor of Education, The Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Major research areas: global governance of education, transformations of the state and the new capitalism, knowledge and power, region-building and education, cultural political economy of education, social justice, teachers’ labour and spatial theory and education.

Prof. Jiang Jin

Prof. Jiang Jin

Research Assistant Professor, Division of Graduate Studies, Lingnan University

Major research areas: educational inequality; social stratification; sociology of education; social policy.

Dr. Ye Liu

Dr. Ye Liu

Lecturer in Sociology of Development, King's College London

Major research areas: education and development; gender and social policy; geographical inequality and development; and social mobility and stratification in developing countries.

Dr. Rebecca McGuire-Snieckus

Dr. Rebecca McGuire-Snieckus

Subject Leader in Undergraduate Psychology Programmes, Bath Spa University

Major research areas: poverty and social exclusion and higher education

Dr Jiwei Qian

Dr Jiwei Qian

Senior Research Fellow, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore

Major research areas: health economics; development economics; social policy; higher education policy in China.

Prof. Vincent WEN Zhuoyi

Prof. Vincent WEN Zhuoyi

Research Assistant Professor, Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies and Division of Graduate Studies, Lingnan University

Major research areas: social welfare; social policy; higher education.