Dr. Amy Scott Metcalfe is an Associate Professor of Higher Education in the Department of Educational Studies and founding member of the Higher Education Research Group at the University of British Columbia. 


Ph.D., Higher Education, The University of Arizona, 2004
M.A., Art History, The University of Arizona, 1994
B.A., Classics, The University of Arizona, 1990

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Higher Education, Department of Educational Studies,
The University of British Columbia

Assistant Professor, Higher Education, Department of Educational Studies,
The University of British Columbia

Visiting Scholar Appointments

November 2011
Visiting Scholar, School of Education, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Erasmus Mundus Visiting Scholar, University of Oslo, Norway

February 2009
Visiting Faculty, Institute for Higher Education, University of Georgia

Editorial Positions

2017-present  Canadian Journal of Higher Education, Editorial Advisory Board
2017  Review of Higher Education, 41(1), “Higher Education in the Global Society,” Special Issue Guest Associate Editor
2016-present Research in Education, Editorial Board
2015-present Race Ethnicity and Education, Editorial Board
2015 Critical Studies in Education, 56(1), “Education Policy Analysis for a Complex World: Poststructural Possibilities,” Special Issue Guest Co-editor
2010-2015  Higher Education, Coordinating Editor
2009-2011  Higher Education, Editorial Advisory Board
2008-2011  Canadian Journal of Higher Education, Book Review Editor
2006-2007  Canadian Journal of Higher Education, Associate Editor
2001-2003  ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Report Series, Editorial Board

Membership and Service in Scholarly Associations

2002-present  American Educational Research Association, Division J (Postsecondary)
Program Committee, 2012
International Task Force Co-Chair, 2013-2016

2001-present  Association for the Study of Higher Education
Graduate Student Board Member, 2002-2004
Program Committee, International Division Co-Chair, 2009
Dissertation of the Year Committee, 2008
Council for International Higher Education
    International Forum Co-Chair, 2009
    Vice-Chair, 2008-2009
    Chair, 2009-2010
    Past Chair, 2010-2011

2005-2011  Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education,
Research and Scholarship Awards Committee, 2017
Co-Chair, Annual Conference, 2008

Other Memberships

Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), Higher Education SIG
Comparative and International Education Society of Canada (CIESC)

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