Dr Peter Kahn is Director of the Centre for Higher Education Studies, and a Senior Lecturer in Higher Education Studies. He is Director of Studies for the fully-online professional doctorate (EdD) in Higher Education. His research is focused on applying critical realist perspectives to the study of higher education, addressing such areas as employabiity, sustainability in higher education and internationalisation. He was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2014, and is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He is Editor of the international journal 'Teaching in HIgher Education'.