Department of Educational Administration
International Studies in Education
Ph.D., University of Arizona
Brendan Cantwell is an associate professor and coordinator of the Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education (HALE) program. His research interest is in the political economy of higher education and addresses topics including organization and governance, policy, and academic labor. Much of his work takes an international and comparative perspective. Brendan teaches courses on a variety of topics including higher education organization and administration, finance, and comparative higher education. In recent projects he has addressed problems related to academic research enterprise including science policy and the role of postdoctoral researchers as well as problems related to competition among higher education organizations.