Best Article Nominees must meet the following criteria to be considered for this Higher Education SIG Award:
- Submit an article published from January 1st to December 31st of the previous year.
- Eligible nominees must be a member of the CIES Higher Education SIG, however CIES members who are not members of HESIG and non-CIES members will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Articles must be submitted in English.
- Articles must be published in a peer-review paper journal that has been recognized by the CER Bibliography. On-line Journals will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Nominated articles must focus on international and comparative issues of higher education.
- Article can be of a conceptual or empirical nature, from any research paradigm that provides a unique contribution to developing scholarship in the field of international and comparative higher education, and show originality and rigor.
Best Article Award Recipients
- 2010 Recipient: Mok, Ka Ho. 2008. “The Growing Importance of Privateness in Education: Challenges for Higher Education Governance in China.” Compare 39 (1): 35-49.
- 2011 Recipient: Mayo, Peter. 2009. “Competitiveness, Diversification and the International Higher Education Cash Flow: The EU’s Higher Education Discourse Amidst the Challenges of Globalization.” International Studies in Sociology of Education 19 (2): 87-103.
- 2012 1st Place Award Recipient: Vandeyar, Saloshna. 2010. “Shifting Selves: Constructing and Negotiating Academic Identities.” South African Journal of Higher Education 24 (6): 914-934.
- 2012 2nd Place Award Recipients: Kamens, David H., and Connie L. McNeely. 2009. “Globalization and the Growth of International Educational Testing and National Assessment.” Comparative Education Review 54 (1): 5-26.
- 2013 Recipient: Marginson, Simon. 2011. “Higher Education in East Asia and Singapore: Rise of the Confucian Model.” Higher Education 61 (5): 587-611.
- 2014 Recipient: Yang, Rui. 2012. “Internationalization, Regionalization, and Soft Power: China’s Relations with ASEAN Member Countries in Higher Education.” Frontiers of Education in China 7 (4): 486-507.
- 2014 Honorable Mention Recipients: Powell, Justin J., Nadine Bernhard, and Lukas Graf. 2012. “The Emergent European Model in Skill Formation: Comparing Higher Education and Vocational Training in the Bologna and Copenhagen Processes.” Sociology of Education 85 (3): 240-258.
- 2015 Recipient: Yan, Fengqiao. 2013. “The Same Term but Different Connotations: Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Studying the Academic Profession in China and Other Asian Countries.” Frontiers of Education in China 8 (2): 198-213.
- 2016 Recipient: Oleksiyenko, Anatoly. 2014. “On the Shoulders of Giants? Global Science, Resource Asymmetries, and Repositioning of Research Universities in China and Russia.” Comparative Education Review 58 (3): 482-508.