Scholars Listing

The Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE) invites a small number of leaders and scholars who are pursuing research projects in higher education to visit UC Berkeley for an academic semester, or for a full year. Please visit the Visiting Scholars program overview for more information.

2018-2019 Visiting Scholars

Xu Juan, Assistant Professor
Northwest University
China
September 2018 - February 2019
Nasser Rashidi, Professor of Foreign Languages and Linguistics
Shiraz University 
Iran
naser.rashidi@shirazu.ac.ir
February 2018 - December 2018
Wei Kang, Assistant Professor
X'ian International University
China
514040971@qq.com
February 2018 - January 2019
Qun Xie, Professor
Shanghai University of Electric Power
China
xiequn_shiep@outlook.com
July 2018 - May 2019

Ram K. Sharma, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Students' Welfare
Shiv Nadar University
India
ram.sharma@snu.edu.in
February 2018 - May 2018

Bao Shuimei
Lanzhou University
China
baosm@lzu.edu.cn
January 2019 - December 31, 2019

Polina Pekker, Doctoral Student
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Russia
polina1211@yandex.ru
February 2018 - August 2018

Rachel Spronken-Smith, Professor/Dean of Graduate Studies
University of Otago
New Zealand
rachel.spronken-smith@otago.ac.nz
January 2018 - April 2018

2017-2018 Visiting Scholars

Chia-Ming Hsueh, Senrior Project Manager & Acting CEO
Foundation for International Cooperation in Higher Education of Taiwan
USA
chiaming@berkeley.edu
February 2017 - February 2018

Munir Moosa, Assistant Professor
Sindh Madressatul Islam University
Pakistan
munirmoosa@berkeley.edu
August 2017 - October 2017

Grace Ufuk Taneri, Founding President, Consultant & Instructor
Eminence Quality Management Consulting Ltd.
North Cyprus
graceutaneri@gmail.com
May 2017 - September 2017

Gwilym Croucher, Senior Lecturer/Principal Policy Advisor
University of Melbourne
Australia
gcroucher@berkeley.edu
August 2017 - December 2017

Katarzyna Dziewanowska, Assistant Professor
University of Warsaw
Poland
kdziewanowska@berkeley.edu
August 2017 - July 2018

Irina Shcheglova, Doctoral Student
National Research University Higher School of Economics
Russia
irina.shcheglova@hse.ru
October 2017 - December 2017

2016-2017 Visiting Scholars

Margaret Heisel, Associate
University of California Office of the President
USA
margaretheisel@berkeley.edu
March 2016 - March 2017
Mounia Drissi, Doctoral Student
Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
Italy
mn.drissi@berkeley.edu
August 2016 - October 2016
Karen Merritt, Associate
University of California, Merced
USA<
kmerritt@ucmerced.edu
August 2016 - July 2017
Oliver Wieczorek, Doctoral Student
University of Bamberg
Germany
oliver.wieczorek@uni-bamberg.de
November 2016 - January 2017

Mosi Weng, Doctoral Student
Zhejiang University
China
mosi@zju.edu.cn
January 2016 - April 2017

Veronica Santelices, Associate Professor 
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Chile
vsanteli@uc.cl
December 2016 - April 2017

Tomasz Zajac, Assistant Professor
University of Warsaw
Poland
t.zajac@berkeley.edu
August 2016 - December 2017

2015-2016 Visiting Scholars

Samuel SponemAssociate Professor
HEC Montreal
Canada
samuel.sponem@hec.ca
September 2015 -August 2016 
Ana Maria CarneiroResearcher
University of Campinas, (Unicamp)
Brazil 
February 2016- May 2016
Stephanie BeyerResearcher, Doctoral Student
University of Bamberg
Germany
stephanie.beyer@uni-bamberg.de
January 2016 - June 2016
Grace Taneri
Chancellor Emeritus, Institute of Higher Learning
Eastern Mediterranean University
North Cyprus
January 2016 - May 31, 2016

2014-2015 Visiting Scholars

Igor Chirikov, Deputy First Vice-Rector, 
HSE-Moscow,
National Research University-Higher School of Economics,
Russia
chirikov@berkeley.edu
August 2014 - August 2015
Song Zhang, Research Assosciate,
Nanjing Agricultural University, 
China
zhangsong@berkeley.edu
August 2014 - August 2015
Bekir Gur, Assistant Professor,
Yildirim Beyazit University,
Turkey
bekir@berkeley.edu
September 2014 - August 2015
Missed Bekir's event on April 14, 2015?
Check out the recorded session HERE 
Ami Zusman, Ph.D., Coordinator of Graduate Education 
Planning-
Retired, University of California Office of the President,
ami.zusman@berkeley.edu
April 2010 - May 2014

2014 Visiting Scholars

Brigid Freeman, Research Fellow, Education
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Victoria, Australia
Qiang Guo, Associate Professor, Post Doc Fellow, Comparative Higher Education
Tongji University
Shanghai, China
Jing Luo, Director
Institute of Higher Education
Xian Petroleum Unversity, Xian, China
Romina Mueller, Research Assistant
Leuphana University of Luneberg
Luneberg, Germany

Roopa Desai Trilokekar, Assistant Professor
York University
Toronto, Canada

Anatasia Yastrebtseva, Deputy Dean for Academic Development 
National Research University, Higher School of Economics
Moscow, Russia

2013 Visiting Scholars

Daniel J. Julius, Executive Director
Levin Institute, State University of New York (SUNY)

New York, New York

Ana Maria Carneiro,
Stephanie BeyerResearcher, Doctoral Student
University of Bamberg
Germany
stephanie.beyer@uni-bamberg.de
January 2016 - June 2016

2012 Visiting Scholars

Saleem Badat, Vice Chancellor,
Rhodes University,
Grahamstown, South Africa
Christian Leder, Ph.D. Student,                          
University of Zurich,
Zurich, Switzerland 
Monika Nerland, Professor,
Department of Educational Research,
University of Oslo,
Oslo, Norway 
Julilan Tanner, Assistant Professor,
University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong, China 

Satoshi P. Watanabe, Associate Professor,
Hiroshima University,
Hiroshima, Japan

Guangkuan Xie, Ph.D. Student,
School of Education, Peking University,
Beijing, China 

Meilan Ye, Vice President,
Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications,
Nanjing, China 

Maocheng Zhao, Vice President,
College of Mechanical & Electronic Engineering,
Nanjing Forestry University,
Nanjing, China 

2011 Visiting Scholars

Simona (Judith) Dingfelder, Lawyer,
Leadership Academy for Public Administration,   
State of Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Hideto Fukudome, Associate Professor,           
Hiroshima University,
Hiroshima, Japan 
Cecile Hoareau, Post Doc,
London School of Economics,
London, United Kingdom
Monika Ilves, Ph.D. Student,
Tallinn University of Technology,
Tallinn, Estonia 

Xiuyun Kang, Professor,
School of Politics and Law,
NE Normal University,
Changchun, China

William Kirby, Professor,
China Studies, Harvard University,
Cambridge, Massachusetts 

Jinlin Pan, Ph.D. Student,
Institute of Education, 
Nanjing University, 
Nanjing, China 

Nie Ting, Assistant Professor,
Macau University of Science and Technology,
Taipa, Macau, China 

2010 Visiting Scholars

Yen-Yi (Nicole) Lee, Associate Professor,
National Taipei University of Technology,
Taipei, Taiwan
Dan (Monica) Xu, Assistant Professor,     
Hunan University,
Changsha, China
Keiko Yokoyama, Associate Professor,
Hiroshima University,
Hiroshima, Japan
 

2009 Visiting Scholars

Michell Behr, Assistant Director,
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission,
Alameda, California
Rong-Jyue Fang, Chair Professor,                                            
Southern Taiwan University of Science & Technology,
Tainan City, Taiwan
Mauel Graca, Professor,
University of Porto & CIPES,
Porto, Portugal 
Eric Hertzler, Ph.D. Student,
Comparative Public Law,
Pantheon-Assas University,
Paris, France

Yu-Ling (Flora) Hsu, Secretary,
Deputy Minister's Office,
Ministry of Education 

Yanxia Huang, Ph.D. Student,
College of Education, Zhejiang University,
Hangzhou, China 

Ingrid Walker, Assistant Director,
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission,
Alameda, California 

Tobias Schulze-Cleven, Ph.D. Students,
Political Science,
University of California, Berkeley,
Berkeley, California 

Marwala Tshilidzi, Professor,
School of Electrical & Information Engineering 

2008 Visiting Scholars

Chris Curran,                                                       
National Distance Education Centre,
Dublin City, Irelnad 
Robert Guecker, Head of Division,              
Media Education,
University of Offenberg, Applied Sciences,
Offenberg, Germany 
Ruth Keeling, Ph.D. Student
International Relations,                         
Pembroke College,
Cambridge, United Kingdom 
Jose Luis Mendoza Garcia, Ph.D. Students,
Catholic University San Antonia,
Murcia, Spain  

Itsuki Yasuyoshi, Professor,
Interdisciplinary Studies,
Waseda University,
Tokyo, Japan

 

2007 Visiting Scholars

Rupa Datta, Senior Survey Director,
NORC, University of Chicago,
Chicago, Illinois 
Stuart Middleton, Executive Director,
External Relations & Student Affairs,
Manukau Institute of Technology,
Otara, New Zealand 
Gritt Nielsen, Ph.D. Student,
Frederiksberg, Denmark 
Takahiro Saito, Associate Professor,
Nat'l Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation,
Kodaira, Tokyo   

Elizaveta Sivak, Student
Laboratory for Institutional Analysis of Economics Reforms,
Moscow, Russia 

2006 Visiting Scholars

Roland Amann, Ph.D. Student Heinke Roebken, Ph.D. Student,      
Oldenberg University,
Oldenberg, Germany
Yifan Sui, Executive Vice President,
Jiangxi Normal University,
Nanchang, China 
 

2005 Visiting Scholars

Mary Burgan, Former General Secretary,
Indiana University,
Bloomington, Indiana 
Sarah Earl-Novell, Ph.D.
University of Sussex,
Brighton, United Kingdom 
Ashta Gupta, Coordinator,
UGC Major Research on Vocationalization and Privatization,
University of New Delhi,
Delhi, India
Emily Hauptmann, Associate Professor,
Politcal Science,
Western Michigan University,
Kalamazoo, Michigan 

Robert Shireman, Editor,
www.StudentLoanWatch.org 

Pedro Nuno Teixeira,
Economics and Center of Research on Politics in Higher Education,
University of Porto

2004 Visiting Scholars

Dawn Coppin, Post Doc,
Sociology, 
University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
Warren Fox, Former Director,                          
California Postsecondary Education Commission 
Pat Pelfrey, Research Associate,
UC History Digital Archive Research Associate,
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California 
Hong Wei, Assistant Professor,
Teaching Affairs Office,
Beijing Normal University, 
China 

2003 Visiting Scholars

Sekio Hada, Professor,
Education, Nihon University,
Japan 
Negley Harte, Senior Lecturer,                        
Economics History, 
University College of London,
England
Ann Malmberg, Graduate Student,
School of Management and Economics,
University of Vaxjo, Sweden  
Masaaki Ogasawara, Head, Research Divsion,
Hokkaido University,
Japan 

Robert Stevens, Fifth UCSC Chancellor,
Pembroke College,
Oxford, UK

Natalia Tikhonov, Ph.D. Student,
Department of Social and Economic History,
Geneva University,
Geneva, Switzerland 

Daguang Wu, Professor of Higher Education,
Xiamen University,
Xiamenm, China 

2002 Visiting Scholars

Ahmed Bawa, Deputy Vice Chancellor,
University of Natal,
South Africa 
Malte Beinhauer, Institute for Information Systems,
Saarland University,
Germany 
Clark Brundin, Former Vice-Chancellor,
University of Warwick, Founding Director
Said Business School 
Hakan Gunneriusson,
Department of History,
University of Uppsala, Sweden 

Sarah Guri-Rosenblit,
Open University of Israel,
Ramat-Aviv, Israel 

James Johnsen, Chief of Staff,
University of Alaska System, Fairbanks

Thomas Pfeffer, 
Institute for Interdisciplinary Research and
Continuing Education of Austrian 

Marijk van der Wende, 
Center for Higher Education Policy Studies,
University of Twente 

2001 Visiting Scholars

Gordon Freedman, Founder
Knowledge-Base, LLC
Roger Geiger, Director, Higher Education Program, 
Department of Education Policy,
Penn State
Kim Gunnar Helsvig, Forum for University History,
Forum for University History,
University of Oslo,
Sweden 
Pekka Himanen, 
Department of Philosophy,
University of Helsinki,
Finland  

Hans Pechar, Director,
Institute for Interdisciplinary Research and Continuing Education 

Tjeldvoll Arlid, 
Institute for Education Research,
University of Oslo,
Norway

David Ward, President,
American Council on Education, 
Washington, D.C. 

2000 Visiting Scholars

Edgeir Benum, Department of History,
University of Oslo, 
Norway 
Hilde de Ridder-Symoens,
University of Ghent,
Belgium 
Tula Erikkson,
Uppsala University,
Sweden 
Ragnvald Kalleberg, 
University of Oslo,
Norway   

Nura Lloret, President,
Communication 
Polytechnical University of Valencia,
Fesabid

Georg Nagler, President,
Federal University of Hof, Germany 

Shigera Nakayama,
Kanagawa University,
Kanagawa, Japan 

Frank L. Rhodes, President Emeritus and Professor Emeritus,
Professor of Geological Sciences,
Cornell University

Berit Sahlstro,
Uppsala University,
Sweden 

Jean-Louis Soubret, Project Manager,
Digital Technologies,
University Branch,
HAVAS Education and Reference, 
Paris, France

Fernando Spagnolo,
CAPES, 
Ministry of Education-Brazil and Catholic University of Brasilia 

Kuen-Ling Yeh, Lecturer,
Graduate University of Education, National University of Taiwan, ROC