Elspeth JonesLeeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
Experienced leader, practitioner and academic with a keen interest in the transformational potential of internationalisation.
Elspeth is an Emerita Professor of the Internationalisation of Higher Education at Leeds Beckett University, England whose specialisations are in personal, professional and employability outcomes from international mobility, strategic leadership, internationalisation of the curriculum at home and abroad, global citizenship and intercultural competence development. She has published widely and is Series Editor for the Routledge book series Internationalization in Higher Education. She is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation and the Editorial Board of the Journal of Studies in International Education. She has visiting appointments at several European universities, spanning from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, to the University of Zagreb, Croatia, to Edge Hill and Coventry Universities in England. She holds degrees from the University of Reading, England, Christian-Albrechts Universität zu Kiel, Germany and University College London. In September 2014 Elspeth received the EAIE’s Tony Adams Award for Excellence in Research. Elspeth is currently Chair of the EAIE Expert Community Internationalisation at Home.