Dr Katherine Wimpenny, is Professor of Research in Global Education in the Research Centre for Global Learning, Coventry University, UK. She is Theme Lead for Global Learning: Education without Boundaries and has 24 years of experience in higher education research and practice.

Katherine’s research examines contextualised and comprehensive internationalisation. Her studies focus on local-global teaching and learning pedagogies, practices, and strategies, in a diverse range of learning spaces, including Third Space collaborative online international learning, which can serve to connect learning communities, as well as to connect the university to its locale. She uses interdisciplinary, participatory, and hybridised approaches including appreciative and post qualitative inquiry.

Katherine serves on the Editorial Board of Teaching in Higher Education. She has substantial experience as a PhD supervisor and track record as principal and co-investigator on large scale international education research projects. Current / recent projects have been awarded through ESRC ODA, UKRI-GCRF, Erasmus+, DHET South Africa and the British Council. Katherine is a key team member on this project.