Professor Simon Marginson
Simon Marginson is Professor of Higher Education in the Graduate School of Education at University of Melbourne. He works in the Centre for the Study of Higher Education, on issues and research problems of higher education policy and comparative and international higher education.
Among his recent studies of globalisation, higher education and the knowledge economy are five papers for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the European Commission; policy advice for governments in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Vietnam and Japan; and the books 'Global Creation: Space, mobility and synchrony in the age of the knowledge economy' with Peter Murphy and Michael Peters, and 'International Student Security' with Chris Nyland, Erlenawati Sawir and Helen Forbes-Mewett. He is a frequent public commentator in Asia-Pacific countries on issues related to international education.
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