Creso Sá is Professor of Higher Education and Director of the Centre for the Study of Canadian and International Higher Education (CIHE) at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto. He is as a member of the Board of Governors of the Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (CHER) and has served as Academic Director, Graduate Education at OISE (2013-2015).
His work focuses on science & technology policy, the evolving role of universities in the economy, and how academic research is organized and used. He is co-author of Tapping the Riches of Science: Universities and the Promise of Economic Growth, published by Harvard University Press in 2009; and of The Entrepreneurship Movement and the University, published by Pagrave Macmillan in 2015.
His research has been funded by SSHRC, Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, the National Science Foundation, the Canadian Education Association, the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, and the Connaught Fund.