Jason E. Lane

Jason E. Lane

Jason E. Lane is deputy director for research at the Institute and SUNY Provost Fellow of the State University of New York. He is also an associate professor of educational policy, senior researcher at the Institute for Global Education Policy Studies, and co-director of the Cross-Border Education Research Team (C-BERT) at the University at Albany (SUNY).

Lane’s research focuses on the organization and leadership of higher education institutions as well as their relationship to governments and quality assurance agencies. Most recently he has been studying the globalization of higher education, with a specific interest in the emergence of the multi-national university and the role of internationalization in quality assurance, public diplomacy and economic and community development. Lane has written numerous articles, book chapters, and policy reports and authored or edited seven books, including Multi-National Colleges and Universities: Leadership and Administration of International Branch Campuses (Jossey-Bass, 2011, w/ Kevin Kinser), Academic Leadership and Governance of Higher Education (Stylus Press, 2012, w/ Robert Hendrickson, James Harris, and Rick Dorman) and Colleges and Universities as Economic Drivers (SUNY Press, 2012 w/ Bruce Johnstone). His next book, Higher Education Systems 3.0: Harnessing Systemness; Delivering Performance (w/ Bruce Johnstone) is due out from SUNY Press in the fall of 2013. He has won numerous awards for his research and policy work.

Lane has been a speaker and consultant in more than 30 countries across Asia, Europe, North and South America, and the Middle East. He is a frequent commentator on global trends in higher education and his research has been cited in major media outlets including the Associated Press, Boston Globe, National Public Radio, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Education, Newsweek, Texas Monthly, Times Higher Education (UK) and University World News. He is also a regular contributor to the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Worldwise blog and IIE ranked his twitter feeds (@profjasonlane) as one of the top 35 focusing on international higher education issues. He has served on the boards of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), Council for International Higher Education (CIHE), and the Gulf Comparative Education Society (GCES).

Contact Information

Phone: (518) 443-5825
Fax: (518) 443-5788

The Rockefeller Institute of Government
411 State Street
Albany, New York 12203

Email: jlane@uamail.albany.edu

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The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, the public policy research arm of the State University of New York, conducts fiscal and programmatic research on American state and local governments. It works closely with federal, state, and local government agencies nationally and in New York, and draws on the State University’s rich intellectual resources and on networks of public policy academic experts throughout the country.