Sheila Trahar is Professor of International Higher Education at the School of Education, University of Bristol. She has published widely in the area of international higher education and her research and teaching reflects her commitment to inclusivity in that context. Her work is innovative in the field for its use of narrative inquiry and autoethnography. From 2012 to 2016, Sheila was the Internationalisation of the Curriculum Work Package leader on the EU Tempus project IRIS, which focused on internationalisation of higher education in Israel. In addition to her co-investigator role on the SARiHE project, she is also a methodological consultant to a large project at the University of Pretoria that is using narrative inquiry to investigate Ubuntu. Sheila has taught on the majority of the School of Education’s programmes, both in Bristol and in Hong Kong, leading the MSc Education Management in Hong Kong from 2008 to 2015.

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