Stephen Heyneman was appointed professor of international education policy at Vanderbilt University in July, 2000. In the last 14 years he as worked in four new areas: (i) the international trade in education services; (ii) education misconduct and corruption; (iii) the contribution of schools and universities to social cohesion; and (iv) the variation across countries in the influence of socio-economic status on student performance. This latter area is known as the 'Heyneman/Loxley Effect'. His 200 articles have been cited over 6000 times. He has on the education problems in 65 countries; has lectured at universities in Japan, Kenya, Korea, Belgium, Finland, The Netherlands, Portugal, England, France, Denmark, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Latvia. He is a regular reviewer of articles in a dozen academic journals and serves currently as the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Educational Development.