IPPTN HDv2

DR. WAN CHANG DA

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Director & Senior Lecturer

B.Econs. (Hons. with Distinction) (Mal), M.Soc.Sci. (Economics) (NUS), D.Phil. (Oxon)

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Research Interests: 

Higher education policy, Internationalisation and comparative higher education; Economics of higher education; Global South

 



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Research & Consultancy Projects

Ongoing

  1. Principal Investigator, University Curriculum in the era of Industry 4.0: Is it relevant and current? Research project funded by the Ministry of Education Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), 2019-2022.
  2. Principal Investigator, An International Comparative Study on the Relevance and Currency of University Curriculum in the Era of Industry 4.0. Research project funded by Universiti Sains Malaysia Research University Grant, 2020-2023.
  3. Principal Investigator, ASEAN Regional Higher Education Integration. Research project commissioned by OBREAL Global on behalf of the European Commission and African Union Commission, 2021.
  4. Country Principal Investigator, Empirical Research on Impacts of Study Abroad in Developing Countries: Malaysia. Research project commissioned by Japan International Cooperation Agency, 2018-2022
  5. Country Principal Investigator, Academic Excellence Initiatives. Collaborative research project with the National Research University Higher School of Economics and Boston College Center for International Higher Education, 2021-2022
  6. Co-Principal Investigator, A Comparative Study of the Transition of Returning Scholars to Domestic Research Environments in Kazakhstan, Malaysia and Cambodia. Research project funded by Nazarbayev University Faculty Development Grant, 2020-2022
  7. Co-Researcher, Massification of Higher Education in Malaysia: Implications on Institutional Development. Research projected funded by Short Term Grant of Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2020-2022.
  8. Co-Researcher, A Narrative Engagement Framework on Malaysian Higher Education in the Digital Space. Research project funded by the Ministry of Higher Education’s Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), 2021-2023

Completed

  1. Principal Investigator, Review of Academic Talent Management System. Research project commissioned by Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2020-2021
  2. Consultant, Analysis of Political Economy for Higher Education/TVET in Malaysia. Research consultancy project commissioned by Department for International Development UK and contracted to Tana Copenhagen Aps, 2020.
  3. Programme Leader, Strengthening the Governance System and Harmonising the Legislation of Higher Education. Research consultancy programme commissioned by the Ministry of Education, 2019
  4. National Consultant, Review of EMIS that Capture Individual Student Data. Research consultancy project commissioned by UNICEF and contracted to Oxford Policy Management, 2019.
  5. Country Co-Researcher, The Academic Profession in the Knowledge-Based Society: Malaysia Country Team. Research project funded by Ministry of Education, 2019-2021
  6. Country Co-Principal Investigator, The Academic Profession in the Knowledge-Based Society: Kazakhstan Country Team. Research project funded by Nazarbayev University, 2018-2021
  7. Co-Researcher, Trend and Changes of Business Model of Private Higher Education Institutions. Research project commissioned by the Ministry of Education Higher Education Policy Studies, 2018-2019
  8. Consultant, Policy Brief on Indicators for Internationalization of Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific. Consultancy commissioned by UNESCO, 2018.
  9. Country Principal Investigator, Internationalization of Higher Education: Case Study of Malaysia. Research project funded by University of Tokyo, 2018.
  10. Principal Investigator, Doctoral Education in Commonwealth Africa. Research programme commissioned by the Commonwealth Tertiary Education Facility (CTEF), 2015-2017
  11. Co-Principal Investigator, Hybridity in Malaysian Higher Education Institutions: Exploring East, West and Islamic Traditions and Influences. Collaborative research project of Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership (APHERP) Research Cluster and funded by Universiti Sains Malaysia Research University Grant, 2014-2017.
  12. Country Principal Investigator, The Governance and Management of Universities in Four Southeast Asian Countries: Case of Malaysia. Research consultancy project funded by the Head Foundation, 2016-2017.
  13. Lead Coordinator, AKEPT Young Scholars Programme. Programme funded by the Higher Education Leadership Academy, Malaysia, 2016-2017.
  14. Co-Researcher, IDEAS’ Research Project on Autonomy and Accountability of Higher Education Institutions. Research project funded by Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS), 2016-2017.
  15. Principal Investigator, Johor Development Report. Research consultancy project commissioned by Bait al-Amanah for the State of Johor, 2015.
  16. Co-Researcher, National Higher Education Strategic Plan Review. Research consultancy project commissioned by Ministry of Education Malaysia, 2013-2014.
  17. Co-Principal Investigator, Prospects for Malaysian Higher Education: Iran, Libya, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia. Research consultancy project commissioned by Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia & IPPTN, 2013-2014.
  18. Co-Researcher, Transition from Secondary Education to Higher Education. Collaborative research project of the UNESCO Bangkok ERI-Net Research Programme and funded by IPPTN, 2013.
  19. Co-Researcher, Effectiveness of Research and Innovation Management at Policy and Institutional Levels: Case Study of Malaysia. Research consultancy project commissioned by the OECD Programme on Innovation, Higher Education and Research for Development (IHERD), 2012-2013.

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Forthcoming

  1. Wan, C.D. (forthcoming) Academic Freedom in Malaysia. Kajian Malaysia.
  2. Wan, C.D. (forthcoming) Higher Education in Malaysia. In D. Kapur, L. Kong & D.M. Malone (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook on Higher Education in Asia. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  3. Wan, C.D., Azman, N., Doria, A., Nik Sabrina, A. (forthcoming) Teaching and Research in Malaysian Higher Education: Does a nexus really exist? In F. Huang, T. Aarrevaara & U. Teichler (Eds.) Teaching and Research in the Knowledge Society: Historical and Comparative Perspectives. Cham: Springer Nature.
  4. Morshidi, S. & Wan, C.D. (forthcoming) Higher Education in Malaysia. In L.P. Symaco & M. Hayden (Eds.) International Handbook on Education in South East Asia. Shanghai: Springer Nature.
  5. Doria, A., Wan, C.D. & Morshidi, S. (forthcoming) International Students in Malaysian Higher Education. In E. Minerva & H., de Wit (Eds.) International Student Mobility and Recruitment in non-English speaking countries. Boston: Brill Sense.

2021

  1. Wan, C.D. (2021) Captive Minds. The ACU Review. link
  2. Wan, C.D. (2021) Quality, Excellence and Impact: Can we really measure them? IPPTN Issues Paper, 5/2021.
  3. Wan, C.D. & Doria, A. (2021) Internationalisation of Malaysian Higher Education: Policies, practices and the SDGs. International Journal of Comparative Education and Development. doi:1108/IJCED-08-2020-0052
  4. Wan, C.D. & Morshidi, S. (2021) University Good Governance: An unfinished agenda in Malaysia. IPPTN Issues Paper, 2/2021.
  5. Wan, C.D. (2021) Academic Eulogy for Royal Professor Ungku Abdul Aziz Ungku Abdul Hamid. Updates on Higher Education, No. 01/21.
  6. Lo, Y.W. & Wan, C.D. (2021) Revisiting the Asian Regulatory Regimes in Transnational Education: How local politics (re)oriented higher education policy in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong. Policy Reviews in Higher Education. doi:10.1080/23322969.2020.1869064
  7. Muhammad, M., Wan, C.D. & Morshidi, S. (2021) Retaining and Integrating International Faculty Members into Malaysian Universities: Issues and Challenges. In F. Huang & A.R. Welch (Eds.) International Faculty in Asia: In comparative global perspective. Singapore: Springer, 79-94.
  8. Azman, N. & Wan, C.D. (2021) The Rhetoric and Reality of Malaysian Higher Education Internationalization Policy and its Strategic Initiatives. In J. Thondhlana, E.C. Garwe, H. de Wit, J. Gacel-Avila, F. Huang & W. Tamrat (Eds.) The Bloomsbury Handbook of the Internationalisation of Higher Education in the Global South. London: Bloomsbury, 115-134.
  9. Khayriyyah, M.H., Jasvir, K. & Wan, C.D. (2021) Academic Policies to Support Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Updates on Higher Education, No. 02/21.
  10. Atherton, G., Riaz, N., Tupan-Wenno, M., Wan, C.D., Afrianty, D. & Hammerbauer, M. (2021) Equitable Access and Success in Higher Education. In L. Nagarajan & R. Tozsa (Eds.) ARC8 Outlook Report 2030: Inclusive and Diverse Higher Education in Asia and Europe. Singapore: Asia-Europe Foundation, 15-37.

2020

  1. Wan, C.D. (2020) Malaysia: An Unexpected Disruption to Teaching and Learning. Higher Education in Southeast Asia and Beyond, 8, June, 19-21. [pdf]
  2. Wan, C.D. (Ed.) (2020) Doctoral Education in Commonwealth Africa. Penang: Commonwealth Tertiary Education Facility. [pdf]
    1. Wan, C.D., Azman, N., Pang, V. & Gatcha, G. (2020) Synthesis Report. In C.D. Wan (Ed.) Doctoral Education in Commonwealth Africa. Penang: Commonwealth Tertiary Education Facility, 1-17.
  3. Wan, C.D., Lee, M.N.N., Morshidi, S. & Heng, W.Z. (2020) Identities of Chinese Community-based Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia: An exploration study using the concept of ‘roots’. International Journal of Chinese Education, 9, (1), 69-88. doi:10.1163/22125868-12340120
  4. Wan, C.D., Morshidi, S. & Dzulkifli, A.R. (2020) Academic Governance and Leadership in Malaysia: Examining the National Higher Education Strategic Initiatives. Journal of International and Comparative Education, 9, (2), 91-102. doi:10.14425/jice.2020.9.2.0913
  5. Wan, C.D. & Weerasena, B. (2020) EduCity, Johor: Its Promise and Challenges. In F.E. Hutchinson & R. Serina (Eds.) Johor: Abode of Development? Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 167-182.
  6. Lee, M.N.N. & Wan, C.D. (2020) University Governance and Management in Southeast Asia. In Oxford Research Encyclopaedia of Education. New York: Oxford University Press. doi:1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.209
  7. O’Riordan, A., Wan, C.D., Menon, J. & Samaran V. (2020) Analysis of Political Economy for Higher Education/TVET in Malaysia. Unpublished report for Skills for Prosperity Programme Malaysia.
  8. Khayriyyah, M.H. & Wan, C.D. (2020) Public knowledge, perception and communication behavior surrounding COVID-19 in Malaysia. Sage Submissions. doi:10.31124/advance.12102816.v1

2019

  1. Wan, C.D. (2019) The Universities and University Colleges Act (AUKU) in Malaysia: History, contexts and development. Kajian Malaysia, 37, (2), 1-20. [pdf]
  2. Wan, C.D. (2019) Funding of Higher Education (Malaysia). In L.P. Symaco & W.J. Jacob (Eds.) Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies. London: Bloomsbury. doi:10.5040/9781474209489.0023
  3. Wan, C.D. (2019) Government, Policy, and the Role of State in Higher Education in Malaysia. In L.P. Symaco & W.J. Jacob (Eds.) Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies. London: Bloomsbury. doi:10.5040/9781350995925.0010
  4. Wan, C.D. (2019) Historical Context of Higher Education (Malaysia). In L.P. Symaco & W.J. Jacob (Eds.) Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies. London: Bloomsbury. doi:10.5040/9781350995925.0009
  5. Wan, C.D. (2019) Pengaruh Pendidikan Berasaskan Neoliberalisme dan Falsafah Pendidikan Kebangsaan [The Influence of Neoliberalism in Education and the National Education Philosophy]. In Dzulkifli, A.R. & Rosnani, H. (Eds.) Pentafsiran Baharu Falsafah Pendidikan Kebangsaan dan Pelaksanaannya Pasca 2020 [Review of National Education Philosophy and Implementation Beyond 2020]. Kuala Lumpur: International Islamic University Malaysia Press, 192-208.
  6. Wan, C.D. (2020) Pendidikan dan perspektif keadilan social [Education and Perspectives of Social Justice]. Berita Harian, 27 February.
  7. Wan, C.D. (2019) Autonomi universiti: Bukan sekadar wang [University Autonomy: More than just money]. Berita Harian, 25 April.
  8. Wan, C.D. (2019) Memacu kelestarian bakat akademik [Spurring the sustainability of academic talents]. Berita Harian, 14 March.
  9. Wan, C.D., Azman, N., Nik Ahmad Kamal, N.M., Aiman, M.S., Russayani, I., Fernandez-Chung, R.M., Soon, J.J., Lee, H.A., Ahmad Nazri, S., Mohamed Ali, A.R., Menon, U.K. & Suharmi, I. (2019) Programme of Strengthening of the Governance System and Harmonising the Laws of Higher Education: Final Report (6 policy papers & legal and regulatory framework). Unpublished report to the Ministry of Education.
  10. Wan, C.D., Lee, M.N.N. & Loke, H.Y. (Eds.) (2019) The Governance and Management of Universities in Asia. Oxfordshire: Routledge.
    1. Wan, C.D., Morshidi, S. & Weerasena, B. (2019) Governance and management of public universities in Malaysia. In C.D. Wan, M.N.N. Lee & H.Y. Loke (Eds.) The Governance and Management of Universities in Asia. Oxfordshire: Routledge, 94-111.
  11. Wan, C.D., Morshidi, S. & Dzulkifli, A.R. (Eds.) (2019) Higher Education in Malaysia: A critical review of the past and present for the future. Penang: Universiti Sains Malaysia Press & Nilai: Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia Press.
    1. Dzulkifli, A.R., Morshidi, S. & Wan, C.D. (2019) Falsafah Pendidikan Kebangsaan in a ‘W.E.I.R.D.’ World of Education. In C.D. Wan, S. Morshidi & A.R. Dzulkifli (Eds.) Higher Education in Malaysia: A critical review of the past and present for the future. Penang: Universiti Sains Malaysia Press & Nilai: Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia Press, 11-22.
  12. Nik Rosnah, W. A., Wan, C.D. & Tan, C. (2019) Malaysia HEIs for the Future: From Talent Management to Ideation Management. In C. Tully & M.S. Samsinar (Eds.) Rethinking Higher Education in Malaysia: Strategic Foresight Addressing Critical Factors to 2030. Kuala Lumpur: Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, 91-120.
  13. Nur Rafidah Asyikin, I., Morshidi, S. & Wan, C.D. (2019) The Roles of Islamic-based Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia: Pursuing integration of Islamic and modern knowledge in producing holistic and balance Muslim communities. In A. Jun & C. Collins (Eds.) Higher Education and Belief Systems in the Asia Pacific Region: Knowledge, Spirituality, Religion and Structures of Faith. Singapore: Springer, 27-40.
  14. Azlan, A., Morshidi, S., Yusnidah, I., Russayani, I., Yee, A.S.V., Wan, C.D. & Karpal, S. (2019) A study of model trends and changes in corporations that have established private higher education institutions. Penang: National Higher Education Research Institute.
  15. Asma, I., Hazri, J., Wan, C.D., Abdullah, N.S., Muhammad Saiful Bahri, Y., Azzam, G., Mahiswaran, S., Siti Sarah, J., Noraini, M.Y. & Ahmad Firdaus, A.S. (2019) Mutiara Report: New Quality Elements in Malaysian Higher Education. Penang: National Higher Education Research Institute, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

2018

  1. Wan, C.D. (2018) Students enrolment in Malaysian higher education: Is there gender disparity and what can we learn from the disparity? Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 48, (2), 244-261. doi:10.1080/03057925.2017.1306435
  2. Wan, C.D. (2018) Institutional differentiation in the era of massification: The case of Malaysia. In A.M. Wu & J. Hawkins (Eds.) Massification of Higher Education in Asia: Consequences, policy responses and changing governance. Singapore: Springer, 87-101.
  3. Wan, C.D. (2018) Developing Holistic Indicators to Promote the Internationalization of Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific. UNESCO Asia-Pacific Education Policy Brief. Bangkok: UNESCO. [pdf]
  4. Wan, C.D. (2018) Book Review [Review of the book Higher Education in the Asian Century: The European legacy and the future of transnational education in the ASEAN region by C. Hill & R. M. Fernandez-Chung (Eds.)] Journal of Southeast Asian Economies, 35, (1), 114-116.
  5. Wan, C.D., Azman, N., Pang, V. & Gatcha, G. (2018) Doctoral Education in Commonwealth Africa. Unpublished report to the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers.
  6. Wan, C.D. & Morshidi, S. (2018) International Academics in Malaysian Public Universities: Recruitment, Integration and Retention. Asia Pacific Education Review, 19, (2), 241-252. doi:10.1007/s12564-018-9534-9
  7. Wan, C.D. & Morshidi, S. (2018) The Development of Malaysian Higher Education: Making sense of the nation-building agenda in the globalisation era. Asian Education and Development Studies, 7, (2), 144-156. doi:10.1108/AEDS-07-2017-0068
  8. Wan, C.D. & Weerasena, B. (2018) EduCity, Johor: A promising project that have multiple challenges to overcome. Trends in Southeast Asia, 4/2018. [pdf]
  9. Wan, C.D. & Morshidi, S. (2018) The Evolution of Corporatisation of Public Universities in Malaysia. In J.C. Shin (Ed.) Higher Education Governance in East Asia: Transformations under neoliberalism. Singapore: Springer, 89-105.
  10. Wan, C.D. & Lim, A.B. (2018) Developing doctoral education to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals: The case of Commonwealth African countries. In S. Kudo & F. Kapfudzaruwa (Eds.) Tackling SDGs in Asia and Africa: Young Researchers’ Views and Perspectives. Denver: Spears Media Press, 6-28.
  11. Wan, C.D., Morshidi, S. & Dzulkifli, A.R. (2018) Education in Malaysia towards a Developed Nation. ISEAS Economics Working Paper, 4/2018. [pdf]
  12. Wan, C.D., Say, S., Morshidi, S. & Leang, U. (2018) Governance of Higher Education in Malaysia and Cambodia: Running on a similar path? Journal of International and Comparative Education, 7, (1), 49-63. doi:10.14425/jice.2018.7.1.49
  13. Morshidi, S. & Wan, C.D. (2018) (Re)Positioning humanities in the Malaysian higher education landscape. KEMANUSIAAN The Asian Journal of Humanities, 25, (Supp. 1), 191-206. doi:10.21315/kajh2018.25.s1.10
  14. Hazri, J., Wan, C.D. & Ooi, P.L. (2018) Institutional policies and initiatives for internationalisation: The case of two Malaysian universities. Higher Education in Southeast Asia and Beyond, 4, July, 3-6. [pdf] [Reproduced as Promoting Malaysian culture through internationalisation. University World News, 522, 28 September].
  15. Russayani, I., Wan, C.D., Yushidah, I. (2018) Funding reform in Malaysian public universities: Examining the current situation. In E. Hazelkorn, H. Coates & A.C. McCormick (Eds.) Research Handbook on Quality, Performance and Accountability in Higher Education. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 405-419.
  16. Hazri, J., Wan, C.D., Ooi, P.L., Madula, R.D., Ho, Y.M., Rupavijetra, P., Hendayana, S., Janah, N. & Awinda (2018) Institutional Policies and Initiatives for the Internationalisation of Higher Education in Southeast Asia. Policy Brief No. 5. Singapore: The HEAD Foundation & Penang: National Higher Education Research Institute, Universiti Sains Malaysia. [pdf]

2017

  1. Wan, C.D. (2017) The History of University Autonomy in Malaysia. Policy IDEAS No. 40. Kuala Lumpur: Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs. [pdf]
  2. Wan, C.D. (2017) The inseparable twins of universities. Malay Mail Online, 19 May. [Reproduced as Autonomy and academic freedom are tied closely. The Star, 22 May & Malaysian university autonomy is only ‘superficial’. University World News, 461, 28 May].
  3. Wan, C.D. (2017) Thinking about medical ethics in a privatised context. Education in Medicine Journal, 9, (1), 99-101. doi:10.21315/eimj2017.9.1.10
  4. Wan, C.D. (Ed.) (2017) Building Bridges and Investing in People: The success of strategic partnerships and alliances between Malaysia and CLMV countries. Penang: National Higher Education Research Institute.
    1. Wan, C.D. & Ahmad Nurulazam, M.Z. (2017) Concluding Remarks. In Wan, C.D. (Ed.) Building Bridges and Investing in People: The success of strategic partnerships and alliances between Malaysia and CLMV countries. Penang: National Higher Education Research Institute, 156-160.
  5. Wan, C.D. & Morshidi, S. (2017) Internationalisation of Malaysian higher education system through the prism of South-south cooperation. International Journal of African Higher Education, 4, (2), 79-90. doi:6017/ijahe.v4i2.10298
  6. Wan, C.D. & Weerasena, B. (2017) Shadow Education in Malaysia: Identifying the determinants of spending and amount of time attending private supplementary tutoring of upper secondary school students. Journal of International and Comparative Education, 6, (2), 91-103. doi:14425/jice.2017.6.2.91
  7. Wan, C.D., Morshidi, S. & Weerasena, B. (2017) University autonomy in Malaysia: Tales from the ground of two public universities. Higher Education in Southeast Asia and Beyond, 2, June, 12-14. [pdf]
  8. Wan, C.D., Chapman, D.W., Hutcheson, S.M., Lee, M.N.N., Austin, A.E. & Ahmad Nurulazam, M.Z. (2017) Changing higher education practice in Malaysia: The conundrum of incentives. Studies in Higher Education, 42, (11), 2134-2151. doi:10.1080/03075079.2015.1134475
  9. Lee, M.N.N., Wan, C.D. & Morshidi, S. (2017) Hybrid Universities in Malaysia. Studies in Higher Education, 42, (10), 1870-1886. doi:10.1080/03075079.2017.1376871
  10. Chapman, D.W., Hutcheson, S.M., Wan, C.D., Lee, M., Austin, A.E. & Ahmad Nurulazam, M.Z. (2017) The pursuit of excellence in Malaysian higher education: Consequences for the academic workplace. International Research in Higher Education, 2, (2), 56-66. doi:10/5430/irhe.v2n2p56
  11. Lee, M.N.N., Morshidi, S. & Wan, C.D. (2017) The Development of Malaysian Universities: Exploring characteristics emerging from interaction between Western academic models and traditional and local cultures. Higher Education Evaluation and Development, 11, (1), 25-37. doi:1108/HEED-08-2017-004
  12. Symaco, L.P. & Wan, C.D. (2017) Development of Higher Education in Malaysia: Issues and Challenges. In M. Samuel, M. Y. Tee, & L.P. Symaco (Eds.) Education in Malaysia: Developments and challenges. Singapore: Springer, 53-66.
  13. Dzulkifli, A.R., Wan, C.D. & Morshidi, S. (2017) Juxtaposing Economic Progress with Sustainability in Mind: Issues and Way Forward for Universities. In F.X. Grau, C. Escrigas, J. Goddard, B. Hall, E. Hazelkorn, & R. Tandon (Eds.) Higher Education in the World Report 6: Towards a socially responsible university: balancing the global with the local. Girona: Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi), 105-114. [pdf]
  14. Morshidi, S., Norzaini, A. & Wan, C.D. (2017) The Dilemma of University Rankings in Policy and Policymaking: A Malaysian experience. In E. Hazelkorn (Ed.) Global Rankings and the Geopolitics of Higher Education: Understanding the influence and impact of rankings on higher education, policy and society. Oxfordshire: Routledge, 77-99.
  15. Russayani, I. & Wan, C.D. (2017) Keeping PTPTN afloat. The Star, 27 April.
  16. Azzam, G., Abdullah, N.S. & Wan, C.D. (2017) Public universities still the top choice. The Star, 16 January.

2016

  1. Wan, C.D. (2016) Positional challenges and advantages of a PhD student researching the PhD. The Qualitative Report, 21, (7), 1193-1202. doi:10.46743/2160-3715/2016.2411
  2. Wan, C.D. (2016) My experience of participating in the Academic Reputation Survey. National Higher Education Research Institute Newsletter, [pdf]
  3. Wan, C.D., Abdul Razak, A. & Russayani, I. (2016) Equity in Malaysian Higher Education: Revisiting the policies and initiatives. In S. Paivandi & K.M. Joshi (Eds.) Equity in Higher Education: A Global Perspective. Delhi: Studera Press, 83-96.
  4. Wan, C.D., Abdillah, N., Abdul Razak, A. & Mohd Daud, M.D. (2016) Johor Development Report. Kuala Lumpur: Bait Al Amanah. [pdf]
  5. Morshidi, S. & Wan, C.D. (2016) Higher Education in Malaysia. In C. Collins, M.N.N. Lee, J.N. Hawkins & D. Neubauer (Eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Asia Pacific Higher Education. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 469-482.
  6. Lai, Y.M., Abdul Razak, A. & Wan, C.D. (Eds.) (2016) Higher Education in the Middle East and North Africa: Exploring Regional and Country Specific Potentials. Singapore: Springer.
    1. Wan, C.D., Russayani, I., Lai, Y.M, Zainal Amin, A. & Abdul Razak, A. (2016) Islamic Republic of Iran. In C.D. Wan, A. Abdul Razak & Y.M. Lai (Eds.) Higher Education in the Middle East and North Africa: Exploring regional and country specific potentials. Singapore: Springer, 87-105.
    2. Abdul Razak, A., Wan, C.D., Russayani, I., Lai, Y.M. & Zainal Amin, A. (2016) State of Palestine. In C.D. Wan, A. Abdul Razak & Y.M. Lai (Eds.) Higher Education in the Middle East and North Africa: Exploring regional and country specific potentials. Singapore: Springer, 41-60.
    3. Lai, Y.M., Zainal Amin, A., Abdul Razak, A., Wan, C.D. & Russayani, I. (2016) Republic of Tunisia. In C.D. Wan, A. Abdul Razak & Y.M. Lai (Eds.) Higher Education in the Middle East and North Africa: Exploring regional and country specific potentials. Singapore: Springer, 61-86.
    4. Zainal Amin, A., Abdul Razak, A., Wan, C.D., Russayani, I. & Lai, Y.M. (2016) State of Libya. In C.D. Wan, A. Abdul Razak & Y.M. Lai (Eds.) Higher Education in the Middle East and North Africa: Exploring regional and country specific potentials. Singapore: Springer, 107-126.
    5. Russayani, I., Lai, Y.M., Zainal Amin, A., Abdul Razak, A. & Wan, C.D. (2016) Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In C.D. Wan, A. Abdul Razak & Y.M. Lai (Eds.) Higher Education in the Middle East and North Africa: Exploring regional and country specific potentials. Singapore: Springer, 127-146.
  7. Morshidi, S. & Wan, C.D. (2016) Dealing with budget reality. The Star, 25 October. [Reproduced as Structural Reform of Higher Education is Needed. University World News, 436, 11 November].
  8. Morshidi, S. & Wan, C.D. (2016) International Academics in Malaysian Public Universities: Recruitment, Integration and Retention. IPPTN Issues Paper 3. [pdf]

2015

  1. Wan, C.D. (2015) An exploratory study of the educational processes of the PhD. Doctor of Philosophy thesis. University of Oxford.
  2. Wan, C.D. (2015) Is there a ‘mid-rank trap’ for universities? Journal of International and Comparative Education, 4, (2), 25-39. doi:14425/00.87.86
  3. Wan, C.D. (2015) Meritocracy in Two Centralised University Admission Systems: Same Principle, Different Outcomes. Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, 29, (3), 307-314.
  4. Wan, C.D., Morshidi, S. & Dzulkifli, A.R. (2015) The Idea of a University: Rethinking the Malaysian context. Humanities, 4, 266-282. doi:3390/h4030266
  5. Wan, C.D., Chapman, D.W., Ahmad Nurulazam, M.Z., Hutcheson, S.M., Lee, M.N.N. & Austin, A.E. (2015) Academic culture in Malaysia: Sources of satisfaction and frustration. Asia Pacific Education Review, 16, (4), 517-526. doi:1007/s12564-015-9398-1
  6. Wan, C.D. & Lee, M.N.N. (2015) Management of Research, Development and Innovation: A case study of Universiti Sains Malaysia. In J. Hawkins & K.H. Mok (Eds.) Research, Development and Innovation in Asia Pacific Higher Education. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 177-198.
  7. Wan, C.D. & Abdul Razak, A. (2015) Governance of Higher Education in Malaysia. In K.M. Joshi & S. Paivandi (Eds.) Global Higher Education: Issues in Governance. Delhi: B.R. Publishing, 339-379.
  8. Wan, C.D., Abdul Razak, A. & Lim, A.B. (2015) Private Higher Education in Malaysia. In K.M. Joshi & S. Paivandi (Eds.) Private Higher Education: A Global Perspective. Delhi: B.R. Publishing, 341-385.
  9. Morshidi, S. & Wan, C.D. (2015) Success of blueprint depends on buy-in and politics. University World News, 370, 5 June.
  10. Morshidi S. & Wan, C.D. (2015) What are Malaysian Universities for? The Malaysian Insider, 4 March
  11. Morshidi S. & Wan, C.D. (2015) World Class and Malaysia’s Higher Education. The Malaysian Insider, 1 March
  12. Aida Suraya, M.Y., Ibrahim, C.O. & Wan, C.D. (2015) The Transition from Secondary Education to Higher Education: Malaysia. In Transition from Secondary Education to Higher Education: Case studies from Asia and the Pacific. Bangkok: UNESCO and UNESCO Bangkok Office, 91-107. [pdf]

2014

  1. Wan, C.D. (2014) Centralised Admission for Public Universities: Rethinking the Role of the Student Admission Division. IPPTN Issues Paper 1. [pdf]
  2. Wan, C.D. (2014) Book Review [Review of the book Trade in Higher Education: The role of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) by J.B.G. Tilak] Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, 28, (2), 199-200.
  3. Mohamad Kamal, H.H., Abdul Razak, A., Azlan, A.R., Yee, A.S.V., Wan, C.D., Dzulkifli, A.R., Ahmad Faizal, M.Z., Harshita, A.H, Lee, M.N.N, Russayani, I., Dzulhijah, S., Ainil Fidrah, M.G., Lim, A.B & Ramli, M. (2014) Higher Education Leads Malaysia’s Future: Review of the National Higher Education Strategic Plan. Putrajaya: Ministry of Education Malaysia.

2012

  1. Wan, C.D. (2012) The Changing Gender Disparity in Malaysian Higher Education: Where are the boys? Bulletin of Higher Education Research, 20, 4-8. [pdf]
  2. Wan, C.D. & Cheo, R. (2012) Determinants of Malaysian and Singaporean Economics Undergraduates’ Academic Performance. International Review of Economics Education, 11, (2), 7-27. doi:1016/S1477-3880(15)30014-1

2008

  1. Wan, C.D., Munir, S. & Azlena, Z. (2008) Universiti Sains Malaysia Undergraduates’ Thinking Styles: A Case Study. Bulletin of Higher Education Research, 12, 13-15. [pdf]

2007

  1. Wan, C.D. (2007) Public and Private Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia: Competing, Complementary or Crossbreeds as Education Providers. Kajian Malaysia, 25, (1), 1-14. [pdf]

 

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Doctor of Philosophy

  1. Bobir Muratov, 2020-present
  2. Gu Mengying, 2020-present
  3. Li Ying, 2020-present
  4. Awlad Wadair Aslam Salim Aayil, PhD 2021-present
  5. Dai Jinglin, PhD, 2021-present
  6. Hou Yan Fang, PhD, 2021-present
  7. Liu Siwei, PhD, 2021-present

Masters of Arts (Higher Education)

  1. Muhammad Zulafkar Zailani, 2020-present
  2. Moo Keng Hao, 2021-present
  3. Nabella Ridhuan Lau, M.A. in Higher Education, 2021-present

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Editorial & Referee Activities

  • Member, Editorial Board, Asia Pacific Journal of Educators and Education
  • Member, Editorial Board, Higher Education in Southeast Asia and Beyond
  • Member, Advisory Board, Asia Pacific Education Review

Reviewed articles for Asia Pacific Education Review, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Asian Academy of Management Journal, Forum for International Research in Education, Higher Education, Higher Education Quarterly, Identity, International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, International Journal of Comparative Education and Development, International Journal of Education Economics and Development, International Journal of Educational Research, International Review of Economics Education, Journal of Economic Surveys, Journal of International and Comparative Education, Journal of Studies in International Education, Kajian Malaysia, Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies, PERTANIKA Journal of Social Science and Humanities, Teaching and Teacher Education, Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie

Reviewed book proposal and manuscripts for Routledge, Springer, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu Press


Appointments

  • Adjunct Professor, Perdana University School of Business, Perdana University
  • Expert, Equitable Access and Success in Higher Education Group, 8th ASEF Regional Conference on Higher Education for Vision 2030: Inclusive and Diverse Higher Education in Asia and Europe, 2020-present
  • Expert Committee, UNESCO International Center for UNESCO-ASPnet, 2020-present
  • Elected Member, Global Young Academy, 2019-present
  • Committee Member, Malaysian Society for Higher Education Policy and Research Development (PenDaPaT), 2019-2021; 2021-present
  • Committee Member, Academic and Administrative Staff Association, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2020-present
  • External Examiner, Advanced Diploma in Adventure-based Leadership, University of Hong Kong, 2017-present
  • Trainer, Effective Science Communication Programme for ASEAN Foundation, 2019
  • Associate Member, Centre for Research in International and Comparative Education, University of Malaya, 2016-2017
  • Life Member, Malaysian Economic Association
  • Life Member, Malaysian Society for Higher Education Policy and Research Development (PenDaPaT)

 


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