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Dr Maria de Lourdes Machado-Taylor

Dr Maria de Lourdes Machado-Taylor (Maria de Lourdes Machado) holds a Licenciatura in economics from the University of Porto (Portugal), postgraduate studies in administration and a Ph.D in business administration, both degrees from the University of Minho (Portugal). She is a Senior Researcher Associate at the Center for Research on Higher Education Policies (CIPES) and currently works at the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES) in Portugal. Her areas of research include management, leadership, strategies, eigher Education policies and gender studies. She has coordinated and contributed to multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional funded research projects, namely by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), Gulbenkian Foundation (Portugal), Capes (Brazil) and the European Commission. She has received research scholarships from the Gulbenkian Foundation and Fulbright (USA). She is the author and co-author of 12 books, editor of three books, author of 38 book chapters and several refereed journal articles published in European, Asian and American journals.

Recent publications

Machado-Taylor, M. L., Soares, V. M. and Teichler, U. (Eds.) (2017). Challenges and options: the academic profession in Europe. Springer.. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-45844-1

Taylor, J. S., Ferreira, J., Machado, M. L. & Santiago, R. (Eds.) (2008). The non-university higher education in Europe. Springer, Higher Education Dynamics Series.

Machado, M. L., Meira Soares, V., Brites, R., Ferreira, J. B., Farhangmehr, M. and Gouveia, O. (2017). Academic Job satisfaction and motivation: Perspectives from a nation-wide study in Portugal. In M. L. Machado-Taylor, V. M. Soares and U. Teichler (Eds.), Challenges and options: the academic profession in Europe (pp. 69-139). Springer.

Machado-Taylor, M. L. and Peterson, M., (2017). Academic Strategy in the Emerging University – A Transformational Perspective. In M. L. Machado-Taylor, V. M. Soares & U. Teichler (Eds.) (2017), Challenges and options: the academic profession in Europe (pp. 49-66). Springer.

Machado-Taylor, M. L., Gomes, R., Teixeira Lopes, J., Cerdeira, L., and Vaz, H. (2016). A gender approach in brain drain: the new labour precariousness of highly skilled Portuguese women. In M. Grassi & T. Ferreira (Eds.), Places and belongings: Mobility and family relations in transnational space. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Cambridge.

Machado-Taylor, M. L. & White, K. (2014). Women in academic leadership. In V. Demos, C. W. Berheide & M. T. Segal (Eds.), Gender transformation in the Academy (Advances in Gender Research, Vol. 19 (pp. 375-393). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Pereira, C. A., Araujo, J. F. F. E. & Machado-Taylor, M. L. (2018). The Brazilian higher education evaluation model: “SINAES” sui generis? International Journal of Educational Development, 61, 5-15

Cerdeira, L., Machado-Taylor, M. L., Cabrito, B., Patrocínio, T., Brites, R., Gomes, R., Lopes, J. T., Vaz, H., Peixoto, P., Magalhães, D., Silva, S. & Ganga, R. (2016). Brain drain and the disenchantment of being a higher education student in Portugal. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 38(1), 68-77.DOI: 10.1080/1360080X.2015.1126892

Cerdeira, L., Machado-Taylor, M. L., Cabrito, B. & Patrocinio, T. (2015). The Impact of Cost-Sharing on Accessibility and Equity in Portuguese Higher Education – Recent Trends. European Higher Education Area, 4, 39-62.

Cerdeira, L, Machado-Taylor, M. L., Cabrito, B. & Patrocinio, T. (2015). The Impact of Cost-Sharing on Accessibility and Equity in Portuguese Higher Education – Recent Trends. European Higher Education Area, 4, 39-62.

Machado-Taylor, M. L., Meira Soares, V., Brites, R., Brites Ferreira, J., Farhangmerh, M., Gouveia, O. & Peterson, M. (2014). Academic job satisfaction and motivation: Findings from a nationwide study in Portuguese higher education. Studies in Higher Education, 41(3), 541-559. DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2014.942265

Machado-Taylor, M. L., White, K. & Gouveia, O. M. R. (2014). Job satisfaction of academics: Does gender matter? Higher Education Policy, 27(3), 363–384. doi:10.1057/hep.2013.34

Machado-Taylor, M. L. and Atay Özkanli, Ö. (2013). Gender and academic careers in Portuguese and Turkish higher education institutions. Education and Science, 38(169), 346

Dias, D., Sá, M. J. & Machado-Taylor, M. L. (2013). The faculty conjugated as feminine: a portrait of Portuguese academia. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 37(1), 21-37. DOI:10.1080/0309877X.2011.643776, doi/full/10.1080/0309877 X.2011.643776

Carvalho, T., White, K. & Machado-Taylor, M. (2013). Top university managers and affirmative action. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, 32(4), 494-409.

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