Associate Professor Kevin Kinser
Institute of Global Education Policy Studies, State University of New York at Albany
Kevin Kinser is a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Global Education Policy Studies and Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Administration and Policy Studies at the University at Albany, State University of New York. He received two master's degrees and a doctorate from Columbia University's Teachers College and has taught in the higher education programmes at Teachers College and Louisiana State University. Kinser studies non-traditional and alternative higher education, particularly the organisation and administration of for-profit institutions and international cross-border higher education. He is the author of more than 30 articles, chapters, and scholarly reports, and regularly presents papers at conferences in the United States and abroad. He is the co-editor (with James JF Forest) of Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (ABC-CLIO, 2002), a comprehensive two-volume overview of American postsecondary education since World War II, and the author of From Main Street to Wall Street: The Transformation of For-Profit Higher Education (Wiley, 2006). His most recent book is Multi-National Colleges and Universities: Leadership and Administration of International Branch Campuses (Jossey-Bass, 2011).