Dr Matthew Witenstein

Assistant Professor, 

United States

United States

Research Focus

Matthew A. Witenstein is Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Administration at University of Dayton. His US work focuses on immigrants in higher education and international educational experiences while his international/comparative education research focuses on higher education quality, organization and governance issues. He is co-editor of the Palgrave Macmillan book series “South Asian Education Policy, Research and Practice”, Associate Editor of the journal Diaspora, Indigenous and Minority Education, Editorial Board member of Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice and of Perspectives in Education. Witenstein has authored numerous peer reviewed articles (including in Teachers College Record, International Review of Education, About Campus and Ethnic and Racial Studies) and book chapters. Matthew currently serves as Secretary and Executive Board Member of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) while having served CIES in various leadership roles for more than a decade. He has been an invited speaker at higher education institutions, ministry and government agencies throughout the US and South Asia.


  • Several projects related to international education development, higher education policy projects from an organizational theory perspective, & projects on the experiences of immigrants in higher education


  • Assistant Professor

Global goals

Target 4.3
Target 4.4
Target 4.5
Target 4.7
Target 4.B
Target 4.C
Target 16.6
Target 16.7

Professional Organisations

  • Comparative and International Education Society
  • Association for the Study of Higher Education
  • American Educational Research Association, Comparative Education Society of India, Bulgarian Comparative Education Society


  • United States