Biographies

Professor Joëlle Fanghanel

Joëlle Fanghanel
Joëlle Fanghanel

Professor Joëlle Fanghanel PhD, TransDip, MèsL, LèsL, NTF, FHEA

Professor of Higher Education and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic).

Professor Fanghanel has been leading academic development centres for over 10 years, including at the University of Leicester and at City University London.

Her research is focused on academic identities and disciplinary cultures, academic work and education for a globalised world. She has held leading positions in national and international organisations, including as Convenor of the London Scholarship of Teaching and Learning International Conference and Chair of the Editorial Board for the London Scholarship of Teaching and Learning International Conference.

She is a former vice-president (Europe) of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL), and a current re-elected member and trustee of the Society for Research into Higher Education governing council, a member of the publications committee, and co-convenor of the Academic Ptactice Network. She was selected as a national teaching fellow in 2011.

Professor Fanghanel is an active reviewer for Studies in Higher Education, Higher Education Quarterly, Teaching in Higher Education and Perspectives in Education, and co-editor of the London Scholarship of Teaching and Learning International Conference Proceedings.

Her recent book 'Being an Academic' examines the impact of higher education policies on academic practices (Routledge, 2012).