Anne  Lee Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Anne Lee

Hon Research Fellow & Independent Academic
University of Bristol

Anne researches good practice in doctoral work for supervisors and candidates across all disciplines and has given many conference keynotes. See more at:


Anne has worked for Universities and Research Institutes in the UK, mainland Europe, Scandinavia, the Middle East and Africa.  At the University of Bristol she is involved in researching good practice and leading seminars.  For five years she worked in Norway, latterly as an Associate Professor at the University of Stavanger, where she introduced a ‘training the trainers’ programme for facilitators, helped to create a national network for those involved in supervisor development and led many inter-institutional programmes.


    PhD (1993) University of Surrey

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    National and organisational development relating to doctoral supervision and doctoral studies

Personal Interests

    Music, philosophy, education.


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Studies in Higher Education

How can we develop supervisors for the modern doctorate?

Published: Apr 12, 2018 by Studies in Higher Education
Authors: Anne Lee

This paper explores supervisor development in the light of information generated by the Erasmus-funded project on the modern doctorate. It is structured in four phases. It supports the original framework of five approaches developed by Anne Lee

Innovations in Education and Teaching International

Supervising writing: helping postgraduate students develop as researchers.

Published: Jul 10, 2013 by Innovations in Education and Teaching International
Authors: Anne Lee and Rowena Murray

This article offers provides a new framework for supervising writing that integrates different approaches and draws on a range of literature and research.

Studies in Higher Education

How are doctoral students supervised? Concepts of doctoral research supervision

Published: May 29, 2008 by Studies in Higher Education
Authors: Anne Lee

This article, based on interviews with supervisors from a range of disciplines, offers a conceptual approach to doctoral supervision