Roberto Di Napoli
Head of Centre for Innovation and Development of Education and Professor of Higher Education Practice and Scholarship
St George's University of London
Roberto Di Napoli is Professor of Higher Education Scholarship and Practice, and Head of CIDE (Centre for Innovation and Development in Education). His role is to lead the Centre and to support academics and other professionals in the institution in all their educational activities. Over the years, Roberto has worked in many UK institutions such as University of Surrey, Kingston University, Goldsmiths (University of London), Imperial College London and the University of Westminster, holding various academic and managerial positions. After graduating in Modern Languages and Linguistics in Italy, he worked at University College Cork (Republic of Ireland) before moving to the UK. He received his PhD from the Institute of Education (London) with a thesis on academic identities supervised by Ron Barnett, Emeritus Professor of Higher Education. Roberto has been Visiting Professor at the University of Teramo (Italy). In 2016, he was fifth Educator in Residence at NUS (National University of Singapore) where, in 2018, he will be Visiting Fellow of the Alice and Peter Tan College, working with students and colleagues on interdisciplinary curricula.