Vicerrectora de Investigación en la University Higher School of Economics de Moscú (Rusia)
Maria Yudkevich is a vice-rector of National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia (HSE University) and a head of the Center for Institutional Studies at HSE. The main areas of her interest and research work are economics and sociology of higher education with a special emphasis to faculty contracts, university governance and markets for higher education. Author of works on economics and sociology of higher education, she has publications in leading Russian and international journals. Was a co-organizer of several large-scale international research projects that studied different higher education phenomena in comparative perspective including faculty salaries, academic inbreeding, global rankings. As a vice rector she coordinates basic research at HSE University and is responsible for design and implementation of HSE instruments aimed to support, enhance and monitor faculty research productivity.