Speaker: Lesley Andres and Sharon Hu
Lesley will describe her experience moving her journal from a traditional business model to an OA model and why she did it.
Dr. Lesley Andres is a Professor, in the Department of Educational Studies, University of British Columbia and Editor of Canadian Journal of Higher Education. Chair in International Comparative Studies in Social Sciences DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst/German Academic Exchange Service Bremen International School of Social Sciences University of Bremen, Germany, and Fellow, Hanse Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute for Advanced Study), Delmenhorst, Germany (April–October 2010). Her research and teaching interests include the sociology of education, foundations of higher education, issues of inequality and access, transition across the life course research, and quantitative and qualitative research methods. Her research focuses on the intersecting domains of participation in post-secondary education, equality of educational opportunity, and the relationship between institutional structures and individuals as agents from an international comparative perspective. Her main research projects are the Paths on Life’s Way study, a 22-year longitudinal study of BC young adults and a related comparison with the Australian Life Patterns longitudinal study.
Sharon Hu is the journal manager for the Canadian Journal of Higher Education. She manages the submission of manuscripts and reviews and handles communications among editors, authors and reviewers, as well as produces manuscript galleys for publication.