24 March 2011

Philip G. Altbach

Philip G. Altbach

Philip G. Altbach is now the J. Donald Monan, S. J., professor of Higher Education and director of the Center for International Higher Education at the Lynch School of Education, Boston College. He has been a senior associate of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of the Teaching.  Altbach holds BA, MA, and PhD degrees from the University of Chicago and has taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the State University of New York at Buffalo. There, he directed the Comparative Education Center and chaired the Department of Educational Organization, Administration and Policy. The other notable institutions he also has given contribution include Harvard University, Peking University, Stanford University, Institut de Sciences Politiques Paris, and University of Mumbai India.

Current affiliation
Monan University
Professor in Educational Leadership and Higher Education

Ph.D, University of Chicago
A.M., University of Chicago
A.B., University of Chicago

Comparative education, history, and philosophy of higher education; international education; student political activism; the academic profession; knowledge networks

Recent publications
Leadership for World-Class Universities: Challenges for Developing Countries.  New York and London: Routledge, 2010.
Trends in Global Higher Education: Tracking an Academic Revolution. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College Center for International Higher Education; also published by UNESCO, Paris. (co-authors: Liz Reisberg and Laura Rumbley).
Tradition and Transition: The International Imperative in Higher Education. Rotterdam, the Netherlands: SensePublishers, 2007; also published by the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College; Chinese translation by the Peking University Press.
International Comparison of Academic Salaries: An Exploratory Study. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College Center for International Higher Education, 2008. (co-authors: Laura Rumbley and Ivan Pacheco)
Higher Education in the New Century: Global Challenges and Innovative Ideas. Rotterdam, the Netherlands: SensePublishers, 2007. (co-author: Patti McGill Peterson)
Worldclass Worldwide: Transforming Research Universities in Asia and Latin America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007; Chinese translation by the Shanghai Jiaotong University Press; Japanese translation by Toshindo Publishers, Tokyo. (co-author: Jorge Balan)
International Handbook of Higher Education. Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Springer, 2006. 2 volumes. (co-author: James J. F. Forest).

1. Erudite Scholar award (Government of Kerala, India, 2009); 2. Distinguished Career Award (Higher Education Group of the Comparative and International Education Society, 2010); 3. Guest Professor (the Graduate School of Education of Peking University, China and the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China); 4. Distinguished Scholar Leader (Fulbright New Century Scholar Program, 2007-2008); 5. Who's Who in America (1988-2011 editions); 6. Who's Who in the East (1986-2011 editions); 7. Who's Who in Finance and Management (1991-1992 editions); 8. Who's Who in American Education (1994-2011 editions); 9. Fulbright Foundation (senior research professor in India and lecturer in Singapore and Malaysia); 10. Japan Foundation for the Promotion of Science; 11. German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD); and 12. Onwell Foundation of the University of Hong Kong.

Professional Activities
Member of the International Advisory Council of the Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia.
Chair of the International Advisory Committee of the Graduate School of Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

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