BiographyMAREK KWIEK, professor and Director of the Center for Public Policy Studies, Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in Institutional Research and Higher Education Policy, University of Poznan (www.cpp.amu.edu.pl).
Marek has been a Principal Investigator or country Team Leader in 25 international higher education research projects funded by the European Commission; the European Science Foundation; and the Fulbright, Ford, and Rockefeller foundations. His research focus is university funding and governance, public sector reforms, and the changing academic profession.
He published in Science and Public Policy, Scientometrics, Comparative Education Review, Higher Education, Studies in Higher Education, Journal of Studies in International Education, etc.
Marek was a Fulbright Foundation scholar (University of Virginia), Kosciuszko Foundation scholar (University of California, Berkeley) and the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow (National Endowment for Democracy, Washington, DC). He was also a Fulbright New Century Scholar (NCS) from 2007 to 2008.
Marek is an editorial board member for Higher Education Quarterly, European Educational Research Journal, British Educational Research Journal, and European Journal of Higher Education.
Marek is also an international higher education policy expert for the European Commission, USAID, the OECD, the World Bank, UNESCO, OSCE, the Council of Europe, national governments, and higher education institutions and a higher-education reforms advisor in 12 transition countries.
Photo: Mariusz Forecki
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Higher education research; sociology of science; higher education policy; international comparative academic profession studies; quantitative research