Simon Marginson is Professor of Higher Education at the University of Oxford, Director of the ESRC/OFSRE Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE), Joint Editor-in-Chief of Higher Education, Professorial Associate of the Melbourne Centre for Study of Higher Education at the University of Melbourne, and Lead Researcher with Higher School of Economics in Moscow. He was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Social Science by Lingnan University in 2017. Simon’s research is focused primarily on global and international higher education and science, higher education in East Asia, and higher education and social inequality. He is one of the world’s most cited social scientists in these areas. His most recent book is Changing Higher Education for a Changing World, edited with Claire Callender and William Locke (Bloomsbury, 2020).