Darryl S. L. Jarvis | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Darryl S. L. Jarvis

Darryl S. L. Jarvis (PhD)

College of Public Policy

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  • Office locationC.03.29


Darryl S.L. Jarvis is a professor at the College of Public Policy (CPP). He serves as co-editor of Policy & Society: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Policy Research, co-editor of the series Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy (Palgrave), and co-editor of the series Policy & Power (Routledge). He is the recipient of various grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC), Ministry of Education, Singapore, the Rockefeller Foundation, New York, the Global Public Policy Network (GPPN), and the University Grants Committee, General Research Fund, Hong Kong. He has also served as chief researcher for the Ministry of Finance, Japan, on the Building Institutional Capacity in Asia (BICA) project, and as a consultant for organizations in Asia including the Asian Development Bank.

Professor Jarvis was educated in Australia and Canada where he received his doctorate from the University of British Columbia.


Research Interests

  • Comparative Public Policy
  • Comparative Political Economy
  • Development Policy
  • Higher Education Policy
  • Marketization
  • Regulation and Governance


Faculty of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The Education University of Hong Kong

  • Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKY SPP)

    National University of Singapore

  • Department of Government and International Relations

    Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Sydney, Australia



University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Selected Publications

  • Convergence and Diversity in the Governance of Higher Education: Comparative Perspectives, Cambridge University Press (with Giliberto Capano)

  • Transformations in Higher Education Governance in Asia: Policy, Politics and Progress, Springer (with Joshua Ka Ho Mok)

  • Institutional Entrepreneurship and Policy Change: Theoretical and Empirical Explorations, Palgrave Macmillan (with Caner Bakir)

  • Asia After the Developmental State: Disembedding Autonomy, Cambridge University Press (with Toby Carroll).