Professor William Locke

Professor William Locke

Professor William Locke

Director Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE), University of Melbourne

Professor William Locke is Director of the Centre for the Study of Higher Education, University of Melbourne. Prior to this, he was Director of the Centre for Higher Education Studies and the MBA Higher Education Management programme at the UCL Institute of Education, University College London. He was also Deputy Director of the ESRC/OFSRE Centre for Global Higher Education, and remains an International Co-Investigator with the Centre.  He is Founding Joint Editor of the Society for Research into Higher Education  journal Policy Reviews in Higher Education.  His research interests include the governance and management of HEIs; the changing academic profession; the teaching-research nexus; HE policy and policy-making; the impact of marketisation on HEIs and systems; and international higher education.  He has a wide range of other publications and has given keynote presentations at international conferences in North America, Australia, China, Japan and throughout Europe.