Professor Christopher James Hill

Contact details 

E-mail: [email protected]

Short Bio

Prof. Christopher Hill has worked in international higher education since 2008; spending 9 years in
Malaysia and he has been based in Dubai since 2016.  Christopher is an OBHE Associate, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy,
a Specialist for the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications,
an Adjunct Researcher for the Higher Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan and External Examiner for the University of Birmingham.
Professor Hill’s research interests include TNE and its impact on national systems; the role of online
learning; and the development of international education and the student experience in the global
arena. He has worked on education projects; to enhance university links between Thailand and the
UK; developing guidelines for TNE in the Philippines; designing a strategic framework for higher
education reform in Pakistan; with universities to develop PhD supervisors and research capacity in
the Kurdistan region of Iraq; in Africa to evaluate student employability and skill development; and
in Taiwan to support internationalization of teaching and learning and the provision of EMI at key
institutions. Professor Hill has delivered academic training courses on academic writing, publication,
internationalisation, classroom management, curriculum development, leadership, partnership and
capacity building in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
Professor Hill supports this work with conference and journal publications, research grants, teaching and
research and is a regular keynote speaker on the subject of international education, cultural teaching,
TNE and institutional development. Christopher is a member of eight international journal editorial
boards and a peer reviewer for a further ten journals. Professor Hill hosts the Think Education podcast
that provides a platform for reflection and discussion on research practice and teaching and learning
within higher education. 

Degrees/Professional Qualifications

  1. 1997-2000 University of Nottingham BA (Hons) Classical Civilisation
  2. 2000-2001 University of Nottingham MA International Relations
  3. 2001-2005 University of Nottingham Ph.D. Political Science
  4. 2009-2010 University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus PGCHE

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Email: [email protected]