Doctoral Scholar, 2015
Lee Rensimer is a doctoral researcher of educational policy studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a visiting scholar at the Al Qasimi Foundation. His research focuses on international branch campuses, strategic partnerships, and innovative policymaking in the United Arab Emirates’ higher education sector. As a part of his doctoral dissertation, his work is currently exploring the internationalization strategies of various institutions in Ras Al Khaimah to understand how policies adapt in new contexts and through a diverse set of actors.
In the past, Lee has worked on various projects related to quality assurance, accreditation, and academic technology with higher education institutions in the Gulf and Central Asia. He is also a CELTA-certified English instructor and has taught in a number of classroom settings around the world.
Lee holds a master’s degree in international development from the University of Manchester and a bachelor’s in anthropology from Pennsylvania State University.