Lee Harvey (academic)

Lee Harvey (born 1949) is a former Director of the Centre for Research and Evaluation at Sheffield Hallam University.[1]

In April, 2008 there was controversy as Harvey was suspended from his position by the UK's Higher Education Academy for writing a letter to the Times Higher Education that was critical of the National Student Survey.[2] In May, 2008 he quit his post over the issue.[3]

His work is in the field of higher education policy.


  • Critical social research (1990), Lee Harvey, Unwim Hyman, ISBN 978-0-04-445360-4
  • Transforming Higher Education (1996), Lee Harvey, Peter Knight, Peter T. Knight, Open Univ Pr, ISBN 978-0-335-19590-9


  1. "Professor Lee Harvey". Sheffield Hallam University. Archived from the original on January 13, 2007. Retrieved 2008-07-12.
  2. "Academics criticise HEA for flouting principles of intellectual freedom". Times Higher Education. 2008-04-17. Retrieved 2008-07-12.
  3. "Controversy continues as HEA director leaves post". Times Higher Education. 2008-05-29. Retrieved 2008-07-12.

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