Lecturer, Harvard University
Manja Klemenčič is Lecturer in Sociology at the Department of Sociology at Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University. Her research focuses on different aspects of contemporary higher education reforms in Europe. She has done most research investigating contemporary European students, their expectations, engagement and experience of higher education, which is culminating into a forthcoming monograph “Student Power”. Her other research topics include: conditions of academic work and university climate; university profiling and system differentiation: and liberal arts education in context of European universities.
In terms of applied research and evaluations, she has researched the effects of ERASMUS programme on internationalisation of higher education (Slovenia), and the policies and practices of institutional research (collection, analyses and reporting of university data) in Central and Eastern Europe. She also acts as external QA evaluator and adviser to governments and foundations. Manja is Editor-in-Chief of European Journal of Higher Education (Routledge/Taylor&Francis), and serves on the Governing Board of the Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (CHER).