Dr Stefan Popenici is currently working at Charles Darwin University and is an Honorary Fellow of the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Melbourne. He is also Associate Director of the Imaginative Education Research Group at Simon Fraser University, Canada.
Stefan is an academic with extensive work experience in teaching and learning in higher education, governance, research and academic development with universities in Europe, North America, South East Asia, New Zealand and Australia. Dr. Popenici was a Senior Advisor of Romania’s Minister of Education on educational reform and academic research, a Senior Consultant of the President of De La Salle University Philippines on scholarship and research, and Expert Consultant for various international institutions in education (e.g. Fulbright Commission, Council of Europe).
For his exceptional contributions to education and research and strategic leadership the President of Romania awarded Stefan with the Order “Merit of Education”, a knighthood.