Dr Anne Corbett


Senior Associate at LSE Enterprise

Anne Corbett

Dr Anne Corbett is a Senior Associate at LSE Enterprise with long-standing experience in the field of higher education and Europe as a researcher, a journalist and a contributor to public policy. She holds a PhD in political science (London University, 2002) and a BA (Hons) in History (Bristol University). She is a former Visiting Fellow at the European Institute of LSE and in 2015/16 she was chair of the LSE Brexit Commission strand on Higher Education and Research, held under European Institute auspices.

She has been a team member on LSE Enterprise reports to EU institutions related to education since 2013 and her research work on the Europeanisation of higher education has been shared with universities and public bodies in many European countries and in the US.

In her earlier career as a journalist, she was operating bilingually in English and French for much of the time. Her work has appeared in the education press and the national quality dailies. Her books include Universities and the Europe of Knowledge: ideas, Institutions and Policy Entrepreneurship in European Union Higher Education Policy, 1955-2005 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005).


Expertise: Bologna Process participant countries; Brexit; EU higher education policy; national higher education policies in EU 28 and Bologna 49; the Bologna Process; the European Union Member States


LSE Consulting projects:

  • Social Policy Reforms in the EU: A Cross-national Comparison
    October 2015

    Client: BertelsmannStiftung
    Authors: Jan Arpe, Simona Milio & Andrej Stuchlik (with contributions from: Will Bartlett, Anne Marie Brady, Anne Corbett, Joan Costa-Font, Bob Hancké, Lamia Irfan, Bregtje Kamphuis, Lisa McKenzie, Tanguy Séné & Pieter Tuytens)