Dr Paul Campbell is a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Education Policy and Leadership (EPL). He is an experienced senior educational leader and educator having been a Vice Principal, Senior Leader and Primary Teacher in Scotland, Australia, Spain and Hong Kong prior to moving into academia. His research interests focus on the intersection of policy making, leadership, and research engagement, and how this influences educational change. He is particularly interested in the role of power and agency and how this is negotiated in complex systems from school to supra-national levels.
Paul is widely engaged in the broader education community. He is an elected board member and director of the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) and also serves as a Co-coordinator of their Educational Leadership Network, as well as chair of their Publications sub-committee. Paul also sits on the editorial board of the School Leadership and Management (SLAM) and Management in Education (MiE) journals, and the Publications Committee of the British Educational Research Association (BERA). He is also a Fellow of the RSA, and member of the WISE ALL-IN network.
Paul teaches on a range of programmes at EdUHK, and is currently the Associate Programme Leader for the Executive Master of Arts in International Educational Leadership and Change (IELC).