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Centenary Professor Moosung Lee

Moosung LeePosition

Centenary Professor
Leader - Research Group for Educational Leadership and Policy

Contact details

E: MooSung.Lee@canberra.edu.au
T: +61 2 6201 5283
L: Building 6 Room B24

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Moosung Lee holds one of the University of Canberra’s prestigious Centenary Professor appointments, ten of which have been made across the University’s five strategic areas of research. Having been appointed tenured full professor within 4 ½ years of completing his PhD, Moosung is by far the youngest Centenary Professor. He currently leads a research group focusing on Educational Leadership and Policy at the University. Prior to joining the University of Canberra, he held appointments as Associate Professor and founding Deputy Director of the Education Policy Unit at the University of Hong Kong.

His research areas are educational leadership & administration, social contexts of education, and lifelong education. He has published extensively in these areas (+90 papers). His scholarly productivity and quality output contribute to the research fields. This has been evidenced through a number of international scholarly communities’ recognition of his work; as examples, he received the Richard Wolf Memorial Award by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) in the Netherlands, and he was the first scholar in a non-U.S. university to receive the American Educational Research Association’s Emerging Scholar Award (Division A – Administration, Organization, and Leadership). Internally, he was chosen as a recipient for the University of Canberra Research Excellence Award in Social Sciences in 2018.

He has been a Fulbright Scholar, UNESCO Fellow, Korean Foundation Fellow, Asia Pacific Center for Leadership and Change Senior Research Fellow, Erasmus Mundus Visiting Scholar (at UCL & Aarhus University), YFL Outstanding Visiting Scholar (at Yonsei University), and Visiting Fellow (at Seoul National University Asia Center). His work has been funded by UNESCO, the European Commission, the Australian Research Council, the University Grants Council in Hong Kong, the Korea Foundation, the Academy of Korean Studies, American Educational Research Organization, Economic and Social Research Council (U.K.), National College for Leadership of Schools and Children’s Services (U.K.), and the International Baccalaureate Organization.

He has served on the editorial board of a number of international journals. Also, he is Co-Editor of Multicultural Education Review and Senior Associate Editor of Journal of Educational Administration. Having gained extensive academic networks and experiences as a researcher and teacher in South Korea, Hong Kong, the U.K., and the U.S., he has opened a new chapter of his career in Australia since 2014.

Administration, Organization, & Leadership

  • Comparative Educational Administration
  • Elite Schooling & International Baccalaureate (IB) Schools
  • Professional Learning Community

Social Contexts of Education

  • Ethnic Minority Students
  • Social Capital and Social Networks
  • Multicultural Education

Lifelong Learning Policy

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

2019-2021 Competitive Government Grant
Project Title: Transcending Indigenous disadvantage: The role of social capital in the academic success of Indigenous students in Australia (with Chris Sarra)
Funding Organization: Australian Research Council (ARC)
Approved amount:  583,199 AUD
2017-2018 Research Grant
Project Title: Educational mobility of students from intermarriage families in South Korea
Funding Organization: The Academy of Korean Studies, Ministry of Education, South Korea
Approved amount:  21,000 USD
2016 AERA Research Conference Grant (The Education Research Conferences Program)
Project Title: Cross-national exploration of principals’ time use: Patterns, causes, and effects
Funding Organization: American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Approved Amount: 35,000 USD
2016 Commissioned Research Grant
Project Title: A study of the performance of IB Diploma Alumni in leading universities in Asia
Funding Organization: The International Baccalaureate, Bethesda, U.S.
Approved amount: 60,000 USD
2014-2018 Development Grant
Funding Organization: University of Canberra, Australia
Approved amount: 100,000 AUD
2013-2014 Commissioned Research Grant
Project Title: Evaluation of small class teaching (with Kai-Ming Cheng)
Funding Organization: Wah Yan College Foundation, Hong Kong
Approved amount: 331,031 HKD
2013-2015 GRF Incentive Award 2013-14 (Declined)
Funding Organization: Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
Approved amount:  10,000 HKD
2013-2015 Seed Research Grant
Project Title: The missing link between distributed leadership and organizational micropolitics: A longitudinal study of primary schools in Korea
Funding Organization: Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
Approved amount:  120,000 HKD
2013 Field Research Fellowship
Project Title: Uncharted "outliers" in Korean Society: Decoding academic success of adolescents from low-income multicultural family in Korea
Funding Organization: The Korea Foundation, Seoul, South Korea
Approved amount:  25,000,000 KRW
2013-2014 Faculty Research Grant
Project Title: Constructing and decoding the field: Discursive network analysis of comparative education texts
Funding Organization: Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
Approved amount:  30,000 HKD
2012-2013 Commissioned Research Grant
Project Title: A study of the IB Diploma in China: Program's impact on student preparation for university studies abroad
Funding Organization: The International Baccalaureate, Bethesda, U.S.
Approved amount: 49,350 USD
2012-2014 Competitive Government Grant
Project Title:  The Role of Teachers' Networks in Reform Sustainability
Funding Organization: Hong Kong Research Grants Council,Hong Kong Early Career Scheme
Approved amount: 857,063 HKD (including 50,000 HKD for education grant)
2011-2012 Faculty Research Support Fund
Project Title: Citation network analysis of educational leadership literature
Funding Organization: Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
Approved amount: 20,000 HKD
2011-2012 Internal Research Grant for Preparation for GRF
Project Title: Effects of micro social relationships on the educational outcomes of high-achieving mainland Chinese immigrant students from the working class in Hong Kong
Funding Organization: Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
Approved amount: 180,000 HKD
2010-2011 Internal Research Grant
Project Title: Social capital effects on academic achievement of ethnic minority students: The case of Korean students in Hong Kong
Funding Organization: Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
Approved amount: 115,197 HKD
2010 Faculty Research Support Fund
Project Title: Intercultural competency of pre-service teachers in Korea
Funding Organization: Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
Approved amount: 5,500 HKD
2009-2010 Start-Up Grant
Project Title: Exploring an additional tool for measuring world-class universities   
Funding Organization: Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
Approved amount: 30,000 HKD

CO-INVESTIGATOR

2015-2018 Competitive Government Grant    
Project Title:Well-being and success for all: Mapping the pathways of engagement with school and society of immigrant, minority and mainstream students in Hong Kong (PI: Celeste Yuen)
Funding Organization: Hong Kong Research Grants Council
Approved amount: 969,188 HKD
2015 Commissioned Research Grant
Project Title: The potentials of K-12 literacy development in the International Baccalaureate PYP and MYP Programmes (PI: Misty Adoniou)
Funding Organization: The International Baccalaureate, The Hague
Approved amount: 45,000 USD
2014 Internal Research Grant
Project Title:Investigation of the effects of principal time-use on teacher instruction and student learning across 24 educational systems (PI: Ji Hoon Ryoo, University of Virginia)
Funding Organization: University of Virginia Center for International Studies
Proposal Budget: 3,000 USD
2013-2014 Competitive Government Grant    
Project Title: Developing and refining an East Asian conceptualization of principal instructional leadership (PI: Allan Walker/Philip Hallinger)
Funding Organization: Hong Kong Research Grants Council
Approved amount: 746,977 HKD
2013-2014 Competitive Government Grant    
Project Title: Educational experiences, self-identity, and spirituality: A study on the well-being among students from diverse cultures in Hong Kong (PI: Celeste Yuen)
Funding Organization: Hong Kong Research Grants Council
Approved amount: 487,100 HKD
2012-2014 Competitive Government Grant
Project Title: Reshaping educational practice for improvement in Hong Kong and England: How schools mediate government reforms
Funding Organization: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) (PI: Qing Gu & Allan Walker)
Approved amount: £110,157
2012-2013 Commissioned Research Grant
Project Title: The International Baccalaureate continuum: Student, teacher and school outcomes (PI: Allan Walker & Philip Hallinger)
Funding Organization: The International Baccalaureate, U.S.    
Approved amount: 56,347 USD
2011-2013 Competitive Government Grant    
Project Title: Re-validation of the principal instructional management rating scale (PIMRS) and meta-analysis of gender-related PIMRS studies (PI: Philip Hallinger)
Funding Organization: Hong Kong Research Grants Council
Approved amount: 791,750 HKD
2011-2012 Commissioned Research Grant    
Project Title: Principal preparation programs: A synthesis of best practice internationally (PI: Allan Walker)
Funding Organization: National College for Leadership of Schools and Children's Services, U.K.
Approved amount: 4,600 GBP
2010-2011 Internal Research Grant
Project Title: Mainland Chinese immigrant children’s Putonghua maintenance in Hong Kong: A Social Network Analysis (PI: Michelle Gu)
Funding Organization: Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
Approved amount: 120,000 HKD
2009-2010 Commissioned Research Grant
Project Title: A study of successful practices in the IB Program continuum (PI: Philip Hallinger)
Funding Organization: The International Baccalaureate, New York, U.S.
Approved amount: 50,000 USD
2019Visiting Fellow, funded by Seoul National University Asia Center, Korea
2018University of Canberra Research Excellence Award in Social Sciences (one award in all social sciences), University of Canberra, Australia.
2018Outstanding Visiting Scholar, funded by Yonsei Frontier Lab, Yonsei University, Korea.
2016Erasmus Mundus Visiting Scholar, University College London (UCL) Institute of Education, U.K. [as a honorary faculty member] & Aarhus University, Denmark, funded by Erasmus Mundus MA-LLL program, The European Commission.
2016AERA Award (The Education Research Conferences Program), American Educational Research Association, U.S.
2015AERA Emerging Scholar Award (Division A), American Educational Research Association, U.S.
2014 & 2016Visiting Scholar, Jeju National University, South Korea, funded by Global Teacher University Program, Ministry of Education, Korea.
2013Rising Alumni, The Alumni Society of the College of Education & Human Development, University of Minnesota, U.S.
2013Richard Wolf Memorial Award (best paper award), The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), The Netherlands
2013Korea Foundation Fellow, funded by Korea Foundation, South Korea
2009NCES Training Award for International Dataset Analysis Training, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Washington, D.C., U.S.
2009Larry Wilson Scholarship, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, U.S.
2009AERA Leadership for Social Justice SIG Best Paper (from an Emerging Scholar), American Education Research Association (AERA) Leadership for Social Justice (LSJ)—SIG, U.S.
2009Father Walter Krolikowski Graduate Student Paper Award (best paper award), Society for the Philosophical Study of Education (SPSE), U.S.
2009Graduate Student Paper Award (3rd place), The 4th Conference of Korean Education and Employment Panel, Korea Research Institute for Vocational Educational and Training (KRIVET), Korea
2009NCID Exemplary Diversity Scholar, National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID), University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, U.S.
2008AERC Best Graduate Student Paper Award, the 49th Adult Education Research Conference (AERC), University of Missouri, St. Louis, U.S.
2008AERA Training Award, Institute on Statistical Analysis for Education Policy, American Educational Research Association (AERA), National Science Foundation (NSF), and National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), U.S.
2008Cohort Development Research Grant, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, U.S.
2008Lee Student Fund, Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP), U.S.
2008CIES New Scholar, Comparative & International Education Society (CIES), U.S.
2007-2008University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellow, The Graduate School of University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, U.S.
2007Pre-Dissertation Competition Award, Office of International Program, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, U.S.
2006Advanced Study Student Scholarship, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, U.S.
2006Corcoran Research Travel Award, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, U.S.
2006KASF Scholarship, Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF), U.S.
2006Seashore Graduate Fellowship, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, U.S.
2005-2009Full Research Assistantship, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, U.S.
2005-2006Oak Han Heum Scholar, SaRang Community Church, South Korea
2005UNESCO Fellowship in Support of Priority Program Areas, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France.
2005Fulbright Scholar Enrichment Grant, Institute of International Education (IIE), U.S.
2004-2006Fulbright Scholar, Korean-American Educational Commission, U.S. Department of State, & Institute of International Education (IIE), U.S.
2004College Bursary, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University, U.K.
2004Distinction on Thesis, Department of Education, Oxford University, U.K.
2001Academic Excellence Scholarship, Seoul National University, Korea
1999In-service Teacher Training Award (2nd place), Seoul Education Training Institute, Seoul, Korea
1998In-service Teacher Training Award (1st place), Seoul Education Training Institute, Seoul, Korea
1992-1994SADO Scholarships, Seoul National University of Education, Korea

*indicates student co-author

Selected Articles

  1. Lee, M. & Louis, K.S. (forthcoming). Linking a strong school culture to sustainable school improvement. Teaching and Teacher Education.
  2. Wright, E.* & Lee, M. (forthcoming). Re/producing the Global Middle Class: International Baccalaureate Alumni at “World-Class” Universities in Hong Kong. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education.
  3. Lee, M., Kim, Y.*, & Madyun, N. (2018). Do relational and structural characteristics of negative school environments independently predict immigrant adolescents’ academic achievement? Social Psychology of Education, 21(3), 539-563.
  4. Lee, M. (2018). What American urban secondary schools could be: An international perspective. Journal of Educational Administration, 56(5), 463-472.
  5. Pak, S-Y. & Lee, M. (2018). ‘Hit the ground running’: Delineating the problems and potentials in state-led global citizenship education (GCE) through teacher practices in South Korea. British Journal of Educational Studies, 66(4), 515-535 [corresponding author].
  6. Lee, M., Walker, A., & Bryant, D. (2018). What leadership practices are associated with International Baccalaureate (IB) student achievement? An exploratory study of IB schools in Southeast Asia. Peabody Journal of Education. 93(5).
  7. Walker, A. & Lee, M. (2018). Weaving curriculum connections in International Baccalaureate (IB) schools. Peabody Journal of Education. 93(5) [corresponding author].
  8. Lin, W., Lee, M., & Riordan, G. (2018). The role of teacher leadership in professional learning community (PLC) in International Baccalaureate (IB) schools: A social network approach. Peabody Journal of Education. 93(5) [corresponding author].
  9. Lin, W. & Lee, M. (2018). Linking network learning capacity (NLC) to professional community and organizational learning. Journal of Educational Administration, 56(6), 620-642
  10. Lee, M., Lam, B., & Madyun. N. (2017). Effects of different-race exposure in school and neighborhood on reading achievement of Hmong students in the U.S. Urban Education. 52(10), 1255-1283.
  11. Lee, M., Lam, B., Ju. E. & Dean, J. E.* (2017). Part-time employment and problem behaviors: Evidence from adolescents in South Korea. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 27, 88-104.
  12. Lee, M. (2017). Decoding the neoliberal subjectivity in self-helping adult learners. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 36(1&2), 145-163. [Reprinted in XXXX, Routledge].
  13. Barnett, G., Lee, M., Jiang, K., & Park. H.W. (2016). The flow of international students from a macroperspective: A network analysis. Compare, 46(4), 533-559. [co-first author].
  14. Ho, D. & Lee, M. (2016). Capacity building for school development: Current problems and future challenges. School Leadership and Management, 36(5), 493-507.
  15. Louis, K.S. & Lee, M. (2016). Teachers’ capacity for organizational learning: The effects of school culture and context. School Effectiveness and School Improvement. 27(4), 534-556.
  16. Lee, M. (2016). The changing nature of school principals’ work: Lessons and future directions for school leadership research. International Studies in Educational Administration, 44(3), 129-135.
  17. Lee, M. & Kim, J.* (2016). The emerging landscape of school-based professional learning communities (PLCs) in South Korean schools. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 36(2), 266-284. [Reprinted in Global Perspectives on Developing Professional Learning Communities by Routledge, 2018]
  18. Ho, D., Lee, M. & Teng, Y.* (2016). Exploring the relationship between school-Level teacher qualifications and teachers' perceptions of school-based professional learning community practices. Teaching and Teacher Education, 54, 32-43.
  19. Yuen, C. & Lee, M. (2016). Mapping the life satisfaction of adolescents in Hong Kong secondary schools with high ethnic concentration. Youth and Society, 48(4), 539-556.
  20. Wright, E.*, Lee, M., Tang, H., & Tsui, G. C. P.* (2016). Why offer the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme? A comparison between schools in Asia Pacific and other regions. Journal of Research in International Education, 15(1), 3-17. [corresponding author].
  21. Lee, M. & Wright, E.* (2016). Moving from elite international schools to the world’s elite universities. International Journal of Comparative Education and Development, 18(2),120-136.
  22. Walker, A., Lee, M., & Bryant, D. (2016). Development and validation of the International Baccalaureate Learner Profile Questionnaire (IBLPQ). Educational Psychology.36(10), 1845-1867. [corresponding author].
  23. Hallinger, P., Lee. M., & Ko, J. (2014). Exploring the impact of school principals on teacher professional learning communities in Hong Kong. Leadership and Policy in Schools, 13(3), 229-259.
  24. Hallinger, P. & Lee. M. (2014). Mapping instructional leadership in Thailand: Has education reform impacted principal practice? Educational Management, Administration, and Leadership, 42(1), 6-29.
  25. Walker, A., Lee, M., & Bryant, D. (2014). How much of a difference do principals make? An analysis of between-schools variation in academic achievement in Hong Kong public secondary schools. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 25(4), 602-628. [corresponding author].
  26. Lee, M., Madyun, N., Lam, B., & Jumale, M.* (2014). School contexts and acting White. Schools: Studies in Education, 11(1), 122-155.
  27. Wright, E.* & Lee, M. (2014). Elite International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme schools and inter-cultural understanding in China. British Journal of Educational Studies, 62(2), 149-168. [corresponding author].
  28. Wright, E.*, & Lee, M. (2014). Developing skills for youth in the 21st century: The role of elite International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme schools in China. International Review of Education, 60(2), 199-216. [Reprinted in SAGE Library of Education Thought & Practice: International Education (Vol. 3). Bunnell, T., Hayden, M., & Thompson, J. (Eds.). U.K.: Sage.] [corresponding author].
  29. Lee, M. (2014). Bringing the best of two worlds together for social capital research in education: Social network analysis and symbolic interactionism. Educational Researcher, 43(9), 454-464.
  30. Walker, A., Bryant, D., & Lee, M. (2013). International patterns in principal preparation: Commonalities and variations in pre-service programmes. Educational Management, Administration, and Leadership, 41(4), 405-434.
  31. Hallinger, P. & Lee, M. (2013). Exploring principal capacity to lead reform of teaching and learning quality in Thailand. International Journal of Educational Development, 33(4), 305–315.
  32. Hallinger, P. & Lee, M. (2012). A global study of the practice and impact of distributed instructional leadership in International Baccalaureate (IB) schools. Leadership and Policy in Schools, 11(4), 477-495.
  33. Lee, M. & Hallinger, P. (2012). National contexts influencing principals’ time use and allocation: Economic development, societal culture, and educational system. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 23(4), 461-482.[Richard Wolf Memorial Award]
  34. Lee, M., Hallinger, P., & Walker, A. (2012). A distributed perspective on instructional leadership in International Baccalaureate (IB) schools. Educational Administration Quarterly, 48, 664-698.
  35. Lee, M., Hallinger, P., & Walker, A. (2012). Leadership challenges in international schools in the Asia Pacific region: Evidence from program implementation of the International Baccalaureate., International Journal of Leadership in Education 15(3), 289–310. [Reprinted in SAGE Library of Education Thought & Practice: International Education (Vol. 2).  Bunnell, T., Hayden, M., & Thompson, J. (Eds.). U.K.: Sage.]
  36. Lee, M., Walker, A., & Chui, Y.L.* (2012). Contrasting effects of instructional leadership practices on student learning in a high accountability context. Journal of Educational Administration, 50(5), 586 – 611.
  37. Lee, M., Louis, K.S., & Anderson, S. (2012). Local education authorities and student learning: The effects of policies and practices. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 23(2), 133-158.
  38. Lee, M., & Park, H.W. (2012). Exploring the web visibility of world-class universities. Scientometrics, 90, 201–218.
  39. Hallinger, P. & Lee, M. (2011). A decade of education reform in Thailand: Broken promise or impossible dream? Cambridge Journal of Education, 41(2), 139-158.
  40. Lee, M. & Friedrich, T. (2011). Ideologies continuously reaffirmed, subtly accommodated, obviously missing, and fallaciously contested in UNESCO’s lifelong learning policy. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 30(2), 151-169. [Best Paper, AERA Leadership for Social Justice Special Interest Group & Best Graduate Student Paper Award, Adult Education Research Conference]
  41. Lee, M. (2010). Researching social capital in education: Some conceptual considerations relating to the contribution of network analysis. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 31(6), 779-792.
  42. Madyun, N. & Lee, M. (2010). The influence of female-headed households on Black achievement. Urban Education, 45(4), 424-447.
  43. Lee. M. & Madyun. N. (2009). The impact of neighborhood disadvantage on the Black-White achievement gap. Journal of Education for Students Placed At Risk, 14(2),148-169.
  44. Lee, M., & Madyun, N (2008). School racial composition and academic achievement: The case of Hmong LEP students in the U.S. Educational Studies, 34(4), 319-331.
  45. Madyun, N., & Lee, M. (2008). Community influences on EBD student achievement. Education and Urban Society, 40(3), 307-328.
  46. Lee, M., & Madyun, N. (2008). Critical adult learning of Asian immigrant workers: A social network approach. Asia Pacific Education Review, 9(2). 113-126.
  47. Lee, M., Thayer, T.*, & Madyun, N. (2008). The evolution of the European Union’s lifelong learning policies: An institutional learning perspective. Comparative Education, 44(4), 445-464.
  48. Lee, M., & Friedrich, T.* (2007). The ‘smaller’ the school, the better?: The smaller learning communities program in U.S. high schools. Improving Schools, 10(3), 261-282.

    Edited Books

  49. Cha, Y-K., Ham, S., & Lee, M. (2018). Routledge International Handbook of Multicultural Education Research in Asia Pacific. London, U.K.: Routledge.
  50. Cha, Y-K., Gundara, J., Ham, S., & Lee, M. (2017). (Eds.). Multicultural Education in Glocal Perspectives: Policy and Institutionalization. Singapore: Springer

    Selected Chapters

  51. Cha, Y-K., Ham, S., & Lee, M. (2018). Introduction: Multicultural education research in Asia Pacific. In Cha, Y., Ham, S., & Lee, M. Routledge International Handbook of Multicultural Education Research in Asia Pacific. (pp. 1-6). London, U.K. : Routledge.
  52. Lee, M. & Kan, S.K.* (2018). Lifelong learning policy discourses of international organizations since 2000: A Kaleidoscope or merely fragments? In Holford, J., Javis, P., Milana, M., Waller, R., & Webb, S. (Eds.). Handbook of Adult and Lifelong Education and Learning. London, U.K.: Palgrave McMillan.
  53. Cha, Y-K., Gundara, J., Ham, S., & Lee, M. (2017). Introduction. In Cha, Y., Gundara, J., Ham, S., & Lee, M. (Eds.) Multicultural Education in Glocal Perspectives: Policy and Institutionalization (pp. 1-10). Singapore: Springer.
  54. Lee, M., Dean, J.,* & Kim, Y.* (2017). Academic achievement of Latino immigrant adolescents: The effects of negative school social relationships, school safety, and educational expectation. In Elmeksy, R., Yeakey, C.C., & Marcucci, O. (Eds.). The Power of Resistance: Culture, Ideology and Social Reproduction in Global Contexts, Advances in Education in Diverse Communities: Research, Policy and Praxis, Vol. 12, 269-292. U.K: Emerald.
  55. Lee, M. & Kirby, M. (2016). The promises and perils of school leadership for accountability: Four lessons from China, Hong Kong and India. In Easley, J. & Tulowitzki, P. (Eds.) Educational Accountability International Perspectives on Challenges and Possibilities for School Leadership (pp. 129-141). London, U.K. : Routledge [Commentary chapter for the book].
  56. Lee, M., Wright, E.*, & Walker, A. (2016). The emergence of elite International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme schools in China: A skyboxification perspective. In Koh, A. & Kenway, J. (Eds.). Elite Schools: Multiple Geographies of Privilege. (pp. 50-69). London, U.K. : Routledge.
  57. Lee, M., Wright, E.*, Walker, A. & Leung, L.* (2015). Leading International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme schools in developing countries: A review of issues and challenges.  In G. Jean-Marie, S. Sider, & C. Desir (Eds.), Comparative International Perspectives on Education and Social Change in Developing Countries and Indigenous Peoples in Developed Countries (pp. 255-276). Charlotte, N.C. : Information Age. [Reprinted in the Monograph series of the Asia Pacific Centre of Leadership and Change, Hong Kong Institute of Education]
  58. Lee, M. & Wright. E*. (2015). Elite schools in international education markets in Asia in a globalized era. In Hayden, M., Levy, J., & Thompson, J. (Eds.) Handbook of Research in International Education (pp. 583-597). London, UK : Sage.
  59. Lee, M. (2014). The role of ethnicity, class and gender in social capital formation: A case study of supportive peer networks among Somali working-class immigrant adolescents. In S. A. Jackson. (Ed.) Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class and Gender (pp. 147-160). New York, NY : Routledge.
  60. Lee, M. & Madyun, N. (2012). Deciphering Somali immigrant adolescents' navigation and interpretation of resources embedded in social relationships. In Z. Bekerman & T. Geisen (eds.) International Handbook of Migration, Minorities, and Education (pp. 659-676). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.
  61. Lee, M. & Friedrich, T. (2011). Citation network analysis of comparative education texts: A methodological consideration for micro social cartography. In J.C. Weidman & W. J. Jacob (eds.) Beyond the Comparative: Advancing Theory and Its Application to Practice (pp. 113-144). Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense.
  62. Lee, M. (2011). Sampling of social networks. In G.A. Barnett, & J. G. Golson (eds.) SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Networks (pp. 634-637). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  63. Lee, M. (2011). Ethics of social network analysis. In G.A. Barnett, & J. G. Golson (eds.) SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Networks (pp. 590-592). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  64. Lee, M. (2007). Where are global leaders educated? International Higher Education, 49, 6-7.

Employment

Centenary Professor
(Early Promotion with Tenure)
Faculty of Education
University of Canberra, Australia
01/2014 - present
Associate Professor
(Early Promotion & Tenure Track)
Faculty of Education
University of Hong Kong
08/2012 - 01/2014
Assistant Professor
(Appointed by Institute’s Strategic Recruitment & Tenure Track)
Department of Education Policy and Leadership
Hong Kong Institute of Education (now The Education University of Hong Kong)
08/2009 - 08/2012

Editorial Appointments

Co-Editor Multicultural Education Review (Routledge) 2015 - now
Senior Associate Editor Journal of Educational Administration (Emerald) 2017 - 2022
Associate Editor Multicultural Education Review (Routledge) 2011 - 2014
Consulting Editor Educational Psychology (Routledge) 2018 - 2020
Consulting Editor International Review of Education: Journal of Lifelong Learning (Springer) 2019 - 2022
Guest Editor (for Special Issues) Peabody Journal of Education (Routledge) 2018
Guest Editor (for Special Issues) Compare (Routledge) 2019 (expected)
Editorial Board Member IB Journal of Teaching Practice (The International Baccalaureate Organization)
Korean Journal of Lifelong Education (The Korean Society for the Study of Lifelong Education)
International Journal of Lifelong Education (Routledge)
Journal of School Leadership (Rowman & Littlefield)
International Journal of Comparative Education and Development (Emerald)
International Journal of Multicultural Education (Eastern University & Yonsei University)
Australian Journal of Adult Learning (Adult Learning Australia)
ECNU Review of Education (East China Normal University)
Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability (Springer) 
Leading & Managing (Australian Council for Educational Leaders)
2013 - 2015
2016 - now
2013 - now
2014 - now
2015 - now
2016 - now
2016 - now
2018 - now
2018 - now
TBA

Academic and Leadership Positions

APCLC Senior Research Fellow Asia Pacific Center for Leadership & Change Education, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 2018 - now
Deputy Director Center for Asia Pacific School and Community Advancement, University of Canberra, Australia 2018
Collaborative Researcher Social Sciences Korea (SSK) Research Group, Hanyang University, South Korea 2016 - 2017
Honorary Faculty Member University College London Institute of Education, United Kingdom 2016
Leader Research Group for Educational Leadership & Policy, University of Canberra, Australia 2015 - 2017
Founding Deputy Director Education Policy Unit, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 2013 - 2014
Doctoral Program Coordinator Educational Management & Leadership, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong 2010 - 2012
APCLC Research Fellow Asia Pacific Center for Leadership and Change, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong 2009 - 2012

Other Appointments

Graduate Research AssistantGeneral College/Department of Postsecondary Teaching & Learning, University of Minnesota, USA2005 - 2009
Public School TeacherDong-Myung Elementary School, Seoul, South Korea, Kyung-Soo Elementary School, Seoul, South Korea1997 – 2003

University of Canberra

  • Ph.D. student: Kerrie Heath, University of Canberra (primary supervisor, 2019-now)
  • Ph.D. student: Margie Appel, University of Canberra (primary supervisor, 2019-now)
  • Ph.D. student: Jenny Dean, University of Canberra (primary supervisor, 2015 - 2019)
  • Ph.D. student: Carolyn Page, University of Canberra (primary & secondary supervisor, 2014 - now)
  • Ph.D. student: Alison Childs, University of Canberra (primary & secondary supervisor, 2015 – 2019)
  • Ph.D. student: Fern Hyde, University of Canberra (advisor, 2015 – 2018)
  • Ph.D. student: Ummi Kultsum, University of Canberra (examiner for proposal, 2017)
  • Ed.D. student: Michaela Vergano, University of Canberra (examiner for proposal, 2018)

Other Institutions

  • Ph.D. student: XXXXX, University of Auckland, NZ (external examiner of thesis, TBC)
  • Ph.D. student: XXXXX, Hanyang University, Korea (external examiner of thesis proposal, TBC)
  • Ph.D. student: Paul Andrew Kidson, University of Sydney (external examiner of thesis, 2019)
  • Ph.D. student: Ewan Wright, University of Hong Kong (external examiner of thesis, 2018)
  • Ph.D. student: Meigh Ching Joanne, Cheng, Hong Kong University (internal examiner of thesis, 2013)
  • Ph.D. student: Nadia Haichia, Chan, Hong Kong University (internal examiner of thesis, 2013)
  • Ph.D. student: Junyan Liu, Hong Kong University (primary supervisor, 2013)
  • Ph.D. student: Tedros Sium, Hong Kong University (co-supervisor, 2013)
  • Ph.D. student: Dongyu Li, Hong Kong Institute of Education (co-supervisor, 2011-2012)
  • Ed.D. student: Sam Rodgers, Hong Kong University (primary supervisor, 2012-2013)
  • Ed.D. student: Warangkana Lin, Hong Kong University (co-supervisor, 2012 - 2014)
  • Ed.D. student: Chunping Rao, Hong Kong Institute of Education (co-supervisor, 2011-2012)
  • Ed.D. student: Maria-Christina Weemaes, Hong Kong Institute of Education (co-supervisor, 2011-2012)
  • M.Phil. student: XXXX. Australian Catholic University (external examiner, TBC)
  • M.Ed. student: Hadas Flesh, Tel Aviv University (secondary supervisor, 2018 - now)
  • M.Ed. student: Larry Lei, Kong, Hong Kong University (primary supervisor, 2012 - 2013)
  • M.Ed. student: Gordon Chak Pong, Tsui, Hong Kong University (primary supervisor, 2012 - 2013)
  • M.Ed. student: Lynette Leung, Hong Kong Institute of Education (primary supervisor, 2011 - 2012)