Higher Education policies; Higher Education Institutions' governance; Neoliberalism; New Public Management; Professions and Professionalism.
Rui Santiago held a PhD in Educational Sciences. He was a senior researcher at the Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies (CIPES) and an Associated Professor Professor in the Department of Social, Political and Territorial Sciences at the University of Aveiro where he was the director. Developed research HE policies, HEIs governance, Neoliberalism, NPM and Professions and Professionalism. He was member, as vice-director, of the Portuguese Society in Educational Sciences (SPCE). He was also associated member of ESA and ISA. He developed research and published his work in Education Sciences, New Public Management; Professions, gender and academic careers. He passed away on November 11, 2015.