Dr Peter Kahn BSc, DIC, PhD, PGCert, MEd

Director, Centre for Higher Education Studies School of Histories, Languages and Cultures


Personal Statement

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. He is engaged in research that applies critical realist perspectives to the study of higher education. He was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2014, and is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Personal Distinctions

  • National Teaching Fellowship (Higher Education Academy 2014)
  • The agency of early career academics: a counterpart to student engagement? (Invitation to Speak, Queen Mary, University of London 2012)
  • A journey into responsibility (Invitation to Speak, Laureate Online Education and University of Liverpool 2012)
  • Senior Fellowship of the Staff and Educational Development Association (Staff and Educational Development Association 2011)
  • Collaboration and identity in the formation of educators: Perspectives for Liverpool Hope (Keynote Speech, Faculty of Education, Liverpool Hope University 2011)
  • Academic Leadership in Local Context: Collaborative vision for learning and teaching (Keynote Speech, Edge Hill University 2009)

Administrative Roles

  • Director of Centre, Centre for Higher Education Studies
  • Director of Studies, Doctor of Education (EdD)

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