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How should we understand social difference? How can we meaningfully bridge boundaries? My research and leadership address these questions with an eye to education, in diverse local and national contexts around the world.

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Liz Jackson

PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION

ASSOCIATE DEAN (RESEARCH)

University of Hong Kong

Faculty of Education

Journal of Educational Philosophy and Theory

Editor-in-Chief

Email

BIOGRAPHY

EXPERIENCE

2004-2009

Formal Education

THE PHD

After working in educational development projects in Mexico and Turkey, I completed my MPhil at the University of Cambridge in Politics, Democracy and Education and my PhD at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in Educational Policy / Global Studies.

2009-2012

EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Post-Doctorate Experience

From 2009-2011, I worked in South Africa's North-West and KwaZulu-Natal in rural education development. In 2011, I moved to the United Arab Emirates, overseeing policy development across 17 campuses of the Higher Colleges of Technology.

2012-Present

Professorial Experience

A FULL TIME RESEARCHER

I have worked as Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor at the University of Hong Kong and as Professor at the Education University of Hong Kong. I have over 400 outputs, grants, and awards and am among the top 2% most cited scholars worldwide.

KEY LEADERSHIP ROLES

EXPERIENCE

2023-Present

President

2023-Present

Editor-in-Chief

2017-Present

Past President / Fellow

COMPARATIVE EDUCATION SOCIETY OF HONG KONG

EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY AND THEORY

Editor-in-Chief (with Marek Tesar)

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION SOCIETY OF AUSTRALASIA

2020-2024

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION (JOURNAL)

Editor-in-Chief

Editor-in-Chief (with Heather Greenhalgh-Spencer)

2021-2023

Head of Department

2018-2020

Director

2017-2019

Director

DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

The Education University of Hong Kong

COMPARATIVE EDUCATION RESEARCH CENTRE

The University of Hong Kong

MASTER OF EDUCATION PROGRAMME

The University of Hong Kong

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