Meng-Hsuan Chou (ed) (PhD, University of Cambridge) is Nanyang Assistant Professor in public policy and global affairs at NTU Singapore. She is the academic coordinator of UACES’s collaborative research network on the European Research Area. Her publications have appeared in the Journal of European Public Policy, PS: Political Science and Politics, and Journal of Contemporary European Politics and she is the co-editor of Building the Knowledge Economy in Europe (with Åse Gornitzka, 2014, Edward Elgar) – the first edited volume comparing European higher education and research governance.
Isaac Kamola (ed) (PhD, University of Minnesota) is an assistant professor at Trinity College, Hartford, CT. His scholarly work examines the changing role of universities as economic and political institutions within an international context. He work has appeared in International Political Sociology, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Journal of Higher Education in Africa, Third World Quarterly, Polygraph, African Identities, Transitions as well as a number of edited volumes.
Tamson Pietsch (ed) (PhD, University of Oxford) is ARC DECRA Fellow at the University of Sydney and Lecturer in Imperial and Colonial History at Brunel University in London. Tamson’s research focuses on the imperial and global histories of knowledge and her book, Empire of scholars: universities, networks and the British academic world, 1850-1939, was published in 2013 by Manchester University Press.
Tero Erkkilä (PhD, University of Helsinki) is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki. His research interests include knowledge governance, public institutions and collective identities. His recent publications include Government Transparency and Global University Rankings. He is currently heading two research projects on global rankings and indicators.
Victoria Long is an undergraduate at Yale-NUS College, Singapore, majoring in Psychology. In addition to her research on bioscientist migration patterns, she has worked in a genetics lab in Singapore, studying Drosophilia. These dual experiences inspired her interest in the ways biological and social scientific research can cross over.
Neema Noori (PhD, Columbia University) is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of West Georgia. His publications have appeared in the International Journal of Culture, Politics, and Society, the Journal of Political and Military Sociology, and Central Asia Survey.
Anju Mary Paul (PhD, University of Michigan) is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Yale-NUS College, Singapore. She is an international migration scholar, specialising in the study of emergent international migration patterns to, from, and within Asia. Her work has been published in the American Journal of Sociology, Social Forces, the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, and Ethnic and Racial Studies.
Salvador Peralta (PhD, University of Arizona) is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of West Georgia. His publications have appeared in Politics & Policy, Administrative Theory and Praxis, and PS: Political Science and Politics.
Thiago Pezzuto is currently pursuing his PhD degree in International Education Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his Masters degree in Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin. His research interests include the role of ideology in education policymaking, the influence of international organisations on domestic institutional change and the political economy of education systems.
Martina Vukasovic (PhD, University of Oslo) is currently working as a postdoc researcher at the Centre for Higher Education Governance Ghent (CHEGG), Department of Sociology, Ghent University, Belgium. Her research focuses on the interaction between European, national and organizational processes, primarily the emergence of the European governance layer and how it may affect changes of policy and organization in higher education, in particular in the post-Communist countries.