Visiting Scholars Program

Program Overview

Mark Twain statue with scholar

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.

 

2017-2018 Visiting Scholars

Chia-Ming Hsueh, Senior Project Manager
Foundation for International Cooperation in Higher Education of Taiwan
Taiwan
chiaming.hsueh@gmail.com
February 2017 - February 14, 2018

Naser Rashidi, Professor
Shiraz University
Iran
naser.rashidi@shirazu.ac.ir
August 2017 - July 2018

Grace Ufuk Taneri, Founding President, Consultant & Instructor
Eminence Quality Management Consulting Ltd.
North Cyprus
graceutaneri@gmail.com
May 2017 - September 2017 
Munir Moosa, Assistant Professor
Sindh Madressatul Islam University
Pakistan
mmsadruddin@smiu.edu.pk
August 2017 - October 2017

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

Wei Kang, Assistant Professor
X'ian International University
China
514040971@qq.com
August 2017 - August 2018
Fahoum Shalabi, Vice President for Planning & International Cooperation
Al Zaytoonah University of Science & Technology
Palestine
falshalabi@gmail.com
August 2017 - July 2018

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

Qun Xie, Assistant Professor
Shanghai University
China
xiequn_shiep@outlook.com
September 2017 - August 2018

2016-2017 Visiting Scholars

Margaret Heisel, Associate
University of California Office of the President
USA
margaretheisel@berkeley.edu
March 2016 - March 2017

Karen Merritt, Associate
University of California, Merced
USA
kmerritt@ucmerced.edu
August 2016 - July 2017

Mounia Drissi, Researcher, Doctoral Student
Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
Italy
mn.drissi@berkeley.edu
August 2016 - October 2016

Oliver Wieczorek, Researcher, Doctoral Student
University of Bamberg
Germany
oliver.wieczorek@uni-bamberg.de
November 2016 - January 2017

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

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

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

   

2015-2016 Visiting Scholars
Samuel SponemAssociate Professor
HEC Montreal
Canada
samuel.sponem@hec.ca
September 2015 -August 2016 
 
Ana Maria Carneiro, Researcher
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,
University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
 
Qiang Guo, Associate Professor, Post Doc Fellow
Comparitive Higher Education,
Tongji University, Shanghai, China
 
Jing Luo, Director
Institute of Higher Education,
Xian Petroleum University, Xian, China
 
Romina Mueller, Research Assistant
Leuphana University of Luneberg
Luneberg, Germany 
Roopa Desai Trilokekar, Assistant Professor
York University,
Toronto, Canada 

Anastasia 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   

Matii Kajaste, Ph.D. Student               
Jyvaskyla University,
Jyvaskyla, Finland 
Anna Kosmuetzky, Assistant Professor,
University of Kassel,
Kassel, Germany
 
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 
Marwala Tshilidzi, Professor,
School of Electrical & Information Engineering 

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

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