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MemberJeroen Sondervan

Jeroen is Open Access Publishing Consultant for Utrecht University He has more than 14 years of experience working in scholarly publishing. After studying Media & Information Management at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam (HvA) and Media & Culture at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) he initially started as a book publisher. He has been a commissioning editor for Amsterdam University Press from 2007 until 2016. For over 12 years he has been working on open access journals and monographs, specifically in the fields of film and media studies. From 2015 and onwards he works as an open access publishing consultant for Utrecht University, in 2019 he has been appointed as open access project leader for the UU Open Science program for three years. He is a member of the Knowledge Exchange Open Access Group, the Dutch library consortium OA working group and editor of the national platform openaccess.nl. Twitter: @Jeroenson He co-founded the website Open Access in Media Studies in 2016 and is co-founder of preprint archive MediArXiv.

MemberHarrison W. Inefuku

Harrison W. Inefuku is the Scholarly Publishing Services Librarian at Iowa State University. He launched Iowa State University’s institutional repository in 2012 and oversaw the development of a rapidly growing repository with high levels of faculty engagement across campus. More recently, he has worked to launch the Iowa State University Digital Press, Iowa State’s library publishing program with a commitment to open-access publishing and the diversification of the scholarly record. Harrison advocates for diversity, inclusion, and social justice in libraries and archives and has published and presented on systemic biases in academic publishing. He received the Library Publishing Coalition’s 2017 Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Library Publishing with his coauthor Charlotte Roh for their chapter, “Agents of Diversity and Social Justice: Librarians and Scholarly Communication.”

MemberJanneke Adema

I am an Assistant Professor in Digital Media at the Centre for Disruptive Media at Coventry University. My research focuses on the material-discursive practices of scholarly research and communication. In my work I critically analyse alternative models of scholarly communication such as open access publishing and living, liquid and remixed books: publishing experiments that try to challenge ideas of authorship, the fixed text, copyright and originality, as well as the system of material production surrounding the book. I try to engage with these new forms both in theory and in practice, where I perform my own research in an alternative, digital, and open way, by publishing it online as it develops, and by experimenting with different, remixed, multimodal and multiplatform versions of my work. In this way I want to rethink the way we do research and how we publish it to avoid uncritically repeating what have become our dominant scholarly practices.

MemberChristopher Daley

Christopher Daley is a lecturer, researcher and writer. He holds a PhD in English from the University of Westminster and previously studied at Royal Holloway, University of London and the University of Southampton. Christopher also works for Brunel University London as Research Publications Officer in the Library’s Scholarly Communication Office. Christopher’s research interests primarily focus on the ways in which the Cold War has been represented in popular culture, with a particular interest in science fictional responses to nuclear technology. Alongside this, and in conjunction with his work in scholarly communication, Christopher has a long-standing interest in open access publishing, open scholarship and digital humanities. Christopher has extensive experience of teaching in higher education as well as a detailed understanding of current and emerging issues in scholarly communication. He has also volunteered time for the educational podcast organisation, Pod Academy, gaining experience in producing, presenting and scripting radio productions.

MemberAnnie Johnson

Annie Johnson is the Assistant Director for Open Publishing Initiatives and Scholarly Communications at Temple University Libraries and Press. In this position, she leads initiatives within the Libraries and Press to help make Temple research and scholarship publicly available. Annie manages the Libraries’ open journal publishing operations and serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the joint Libraries/Press open access imprint North Broad Press. She also oversees TUScholarShare, Temple’s institutional repository. Annie works to educate faculty, staff, and students about open access, open education, digital publishing, and copyright.

MemberRebekka Kiesewetter

I studied art history, business administration and modern history at the University of Zurich. Currently I am doing a PhD at the Centre for Postdigital Cultures, Coventry University (UK). My research interests are, among others, anti-hegemonic and experimental publishing cultures; the politics and ethics of critical Open Access publishing; feminist and decolonial critiques of internationalised knowledge production; and negotiated, situated, and relational literacy practices. I also have been a writing and thesis tutor at the MA Studio for Immediate Spaces, Sandberg Institut, Amsterdam (NL).