Dr. MANJA KLEMENČIČ is Fellow and Lecturer in Sociology of Higher Education at the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, USA. Currently she is on sabbatical at Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge, UK.
"How University Citizenship Contributes to Self-Formation and Well-Being of Students and of Their Universities?"
DR. MANJA KLEMENČIČ is Fellow and Lecturer in Sociology of Higher Education at the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, USA. Currently she is on sabbatical at Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge, UK.
She researches, teaches, advises and consults in the area of international and comparative higher education, with particular interest on the implications of contemporary higher education reforms on students.
Her most recent publications are on “Student power in a global perspective and contemporary trends in student organising” (Studies in Higher Education, 39(3) 2014); “What is student agency?An ontological exploration in the context of research on student engagement” (in Student engagement in Europe, published by Council of Europe, 2015); “Student involvement in university quality” (in The Handbook of Higher Education Policy and Governance, published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) and “New directions for teaching, learning, and student engagement in the European Higher Education Area” (with Paul Ashwin, in The European Higher Education Area: Between Critical Reflection and Future Policies, published by Springer, 2014). Her other publications have addressed questions of institutional research, internationalisation, academic profession and governance.
Currently, Manja Klemenčič is working on a book manuscript entitled “Student Power” which investigates the links between student agency and students’ self-formation and well-being. Manja’s methodological work is devoted to “Digital Ethnography” which adapts ethnographic and phenomenological methods of inquiry for digital use.
Manja Klemenčič is Editor-in-Chief of European Journal of Higher Education (Routledge/Taylor & Francis); Associate Editor of the section “Elite and Mass Higher Education in the 21st Century” of the International Encyclopaedia of Higher Education Systems and Institutions (Springer); Co-editor of the new book series “Understanding student experience in higher education” (Bloomsbury), and serves on the Governing Board of the Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (CHER) and on the Advisory Board of the Global Forum on Improving University Teaching (IUT).