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    Simon Marginson Professor of International Higher Education UCL Institute of Education University College London United Kingdom Simon Marginson is the director of the London based ESRC HEFCE Centre for Global Higher Education a partnership of three UK HEIs and eight offshore HEIs including China Hong Kong SAR and Japan and entailing 13 research projects The Centre opens in October this year the same month as the OECD conference in Singapore Simon is also Professor of International Higher Education at the UCL Institute of Education University College London and the Joint Editor in Chief of the journal Higher Education Between 2006 2013 he was Professor of Higher Education at the University of Melbourne in Australia For the last 15 years his main inquiry has been the theorisation of higher education and globalisation including the potentials and limits of national policy and cross border activity He has done extensive work on aspects of globalisation such as international students global university rankings and higher education and science in East Asia His current research projects include work on higher education stratification and inequality in the context of high participation systems and a comparative study of the public good role of HEIs in contrasting political

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    University LU in Hong Kong He was the Vice President Research and Development and Chair Professor of The Hong Kong Institute of Education HKIEd before joining LU Prior to his appointment to HKIEd he was the Associate Dean and Professor of Social Policy Faculty of Social Sciences The University of Hong Kong HKU Being appointed as the Founding Chair Professor in East Asian Studies Professor Mok established the Centre for East Asian Studies at the University of Bristol UK before taking the position at HKU Professor Mok is no narrow disciplinary specialist but has worked creatively across the academic worlds of sociology political science and public and social policy while building up his wide knowledge of China and the region Professor Mok completed his undergraduate studies Public and Social Administration at City University of Hong Kong in 1989 having MPhil Sociology from Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1991 and got his PhD from London School of Economics and Political Science Sociology in 1994 Professor Mok has published extensively in the fields of comparative education policy comparative development and policy studies and social development in contemporary China and East Asia In particular he has contributed to the field of social

    Original URL path: http://www.oecdconference.sg/programme/speakersdetails?jParam=Ka-Ho-Mok (2015-08-14)
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