Roger King is Visiting Professor at Centre for Higher Education Research and Information. He is also Research Associate at the ESRC Centre for the Analysis of Risk and Regulation (CARR) at the London School of Economics (LSE). Previously he was VC at the University of Lincoln and founding Chair of the Institute for Learning and Teaching (now part of the HE Academy). He was Research Fellow at the Association of Commonwealth Universities 2003-5, and has been a Visiting Professor at Griffith University and QUT universities, Australia. He has been a member of the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education since 2001. He also acts as a consultant for a number of organizatios and is also a Trustee of Regent's College, London. In recent years he has published a number of articles and books in the fields of globalization, policy internationalization and regulatory governance, including 'The State, Democracy and Globalization' (2004), 'The University in the Global Age' (2004), 'The Regulatory State in an Age of Governance'' (2007), all by Palgrave Macmillan, and 'Governing Universiites Globally' (2009) with Edward Elgar. Currently he is preparing 'A Handbook on Globalization and Higher Education' with Simon Marginson and Rajani Naidoo for Edward Elgar. He is also the co-editor (with Noel Entwistle) of the Palgrave Macmillan Series 'Universities into the Twenty-First century'. He is researching the spread of universalizing standards and models in higher education within contexts of national processes of structuration.