Lee Harvey is a former Director of the Centre for Research and Evaluation at Sheffield Hallam University. He is currently a visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School.
In April, 2008 there was controversy as Harvey was suspended from his position by the UK's Higher Education Academy for writing a letter to the Times Higher Education that was critical of the National Student Survey. In May, 2008 he quit his post over the issue.
His work is in the field of higher education policy.