Editorial Board Profiles

Dr Gaz (Gareth) J Johnson: Managing Editor-in-Chief
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IAS, University of Warwick, UK
Gareth has been the Editor-in-Chief of Exchanges since 2018. Possessing a doctorate in cultural academic publishing practices (Nottingham Trent), he also holds various degrees in biomedical technology (Sheffield Hallam), information management (Sheffield) and research practice (NTU). His prior varied career includes extensive experience in academic libraries, project management and applied research roles, and was for many years the Mercian Collaboration library consortium's executive manager. His professional and research interests focus on power-relationships within and the evolution of scholarly academic publication practice, viewed from within social theory and political economic frameworks. He is an outspoken proponent for greater academic agency through scholar-led publishing, and an expert in distributed team management and effective communication practice.

Dr Natasha Abrahams
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University of Melbourne, Australia

Natasha completed her PhD in sociology at Monash University, Australia. Her research, positioned at the intersection of critical studies of science, gender, and mass media, examined how news reporting creates, sustains, naturalises, and transgresses traditional gender roles. She currently works as Senior Policy Coordinator at the University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association.

Nora Castle
Nora Castle
University of Warwick, UK
Nora Castle is a PhD candidate in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick. Her research, funded by the Chancellor’s International Scholarship, is at the intersection of environmental humanities, food studies, and science fiction studies. Her PhD project, entitled Food Futures: Food, Foodways, and Environmental Crisis in Contemporary Science Fiction, focuses on the sociopolitical implications of future food technologies and their relationship with ecological crisis in contemporary sf. Nora is the co-editor of two special issues, one on ‘Food Futures’ in Science Fiction Studies (2022) and one on ‘Animal Futurity’ in Green Letters (2022), as well as edited collections on Animals and Science Fiction (Palgrave, 2023) and Utopian and Dystopian Explorations of Pandemics and Ecological Breakdown: Entangled Futurities (Routledge, under contract). Her recent publications include work on food tech and feminism in Global South sf, in vitro meat in contemporary sf, and cannibalism in contemporary sf. 

Dr Giulia Champion
Giulia Champion
University of Warwick, UK
Dr Giulia Champion is a Lecturer at the Interdisciplinary Studies Centre at the University of Essex, a Research Associate for a project on Ecological Belongings and one on Ecological Reparation in the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies at the University of Warwick, and a Research Assistant for a project on Scottish Shores at Edinburgh Napier University. Her forthcoming monograph, Extractivism and Climate Crisis in Latin American and Caribbean Literatures (Palgrave Macmillan, 2023), investigates how cultural productions register extractive practices. She is a member of the Haunted Shores Network and she recently co-edited with colleagues Decolonizing the Undead: Rethinking Zombies in World-Literature, Film, and Media (Bloomsbury, 2022) with Roxanne Douglas and Stephen Shapiro, and three journal special issues: “Intersections of Activism and Academia” with Jessica Wax-Edwards and Gabriel Funari with the Bulletin of Latin American Research (2021) one on “Animal Futurity” with Nora Castle with Green Letters: Studies in Eco-Criticism and one on “Shadow Histories of the Lusophone World” with Ami Schiess with Portuguese Studies (forthcoming November 2022).

Dr Truong Quang Dinh
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University of Warwick, UK
Truong joined Warwick as a research fellow to work on 'Off-Highway Intelligent Power Management' project, and he is currently an Assistant Professor in Energy Management and System Control within Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG). Prior to this he studied for a mechatronics degree at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam before completing his PhD at the School of Mechanical Engineering at University of Ulsan, South Korea. Subsequently he worked in the University of Ulsan’s School of Mechanical Engineering as a postdoctoral researcher and then research professor.

Dr Marcos Estrada
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Department of Global & Social Studies, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Dr Marcos Estrada has been contributing as an editor for Exchanges since 2017. He is an Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Business School at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) in Saudi Arabia. While Marcos has an interdisciplinary academic background in Social Sciences, his interests are in circular economy and Corporate Social Responsibility, with focus on the systematic review and assessment of information in assurance and audit procedures

Dr Changpeng Huan
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Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Faculty, School of Foreign Languages, Shanghai Jio Tong University

 Dr Sven van Kerckhoven
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Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Dr. Van Kerckhoven is an Vice-Dean for Education at the Brussels School of Governance (Vrije Universiteit Brussel). He holds a PhD in Applied Economics from the KULeuven, where he also obtained Master degrees in Business Economics and Political Sciences. His research interests are focused on global economic governance and international institutions. He has been a visiting fellow at Stanford University and the University of Warwick (Rutherford fellowship) and a visiting professor at KULeuven.

Dr Kyung-Hye Kim
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Shanghai International Studies University, China
Kyung Hye Kim is Associate Professor at the Institute of Corpus Studies and Applications, Shanghai International Studies University, China. Her academic interests lie in corpus-based translation studies, critical discourse analysis, and multilingualism in media translation. She is a member of Genealogies of Knowledge Research Network and an external partner of Global Health at the European University Alliance Circle U. She is also Chair of Conference Committee of IATIS, the International Association for Translation & Intercultural Studies.

Dr Guilherme Sampaio

Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France
Guilherme Sampaio is a Junior Research Fellow at CY Cergy-Paris Université (France) since September 2019. He received his PhD in History and Civilisation from the European University Institute (Florence). An intellectual historian specialising in the relation between the circulation of economic thought and policymaking in France and Britain, he wrote his thesis on the French reception of John Maynard Keynes’s writings. That is also the subject of his ongoing book manuscript, under contract with Routledge. Guilherme is likewise widening his research focus towards the early ideational history of European Integration; the history of monetary thought; and the post–1945 transatlantic circulation of macroeconomic knowledge.

Dr Roy Rozario
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Monash University, Australia
Roy Rozario is a life-long learner who is recently completedhis PhD (Monash) on m-devices and expansive learning. He possesses a Masters and M.Phil. Degree in Economics, M.Ed. (minor thesis), Grad.Dip.Ed and Grad.Cert. Mathematics. He is the winner of the 2015 and 2016 Emerald Literati Outstanding Author Awards (Emerald Publishing) for exemplar model for the nexus between research and practice. He represented the needs of Higher Degree Researchers in the Monash community in roles, such as, the Research Education Officer (MPA), Vice President (MPA) and Convener for Monash Education Research Community (MERC) with 4 years of teaching experience at Monash.

Dr Salvatore Monteleone

Niccolò Cusano University, Italy
Salvatore is a research fellow at the Engineering Department, Niccolò Cusano University, Rome (Italy). Prior to this he was a researcher at CY Cergy Paris University (France). He holds a Ph.D. in Communications and Computer Engineering from the University of Catania (Italy). His general research area covers embedded systems design & applications with contributions mainly focused on low-power design, Network-on-Chip architectures, and Cyber-Physical Systems. Salvatore is an affiliated member of the European Network of Excellence on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation (HiPEAC). He is also a member of the Internet of Things and the Sustainable ICT communities from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Quynh Vu

University of Georgia, USA
Quynh is pursuing an LLM Degree at the University of Georgia, USA. She earned her LLB from Ho Chi Minh University of Law (Vietnam) and MPhil from Monash University (Australia). Her interests spread from labor law, HR Management to women’s rights and discrimination law. She is specialized in indirect discrimination in employment under Australian anti-discrimination laws and Vietnamese employment laws. Quynh is eager to explore other areas associated with labor law in Australia, the USA, and other Asian countries. Additionally, she is interested in human resources management and the promotion of women’s rights due to her previous working experience. She intends to pursue her academic career in legal and humanity areas.

Dr Sun Yee Yip

La Trobe University, Australia

Sun Yee is a Lecturer in Educational Leadership and Pedagogy in the School of Education at La Trobe University with more than 15 years of school and education leadership experience. Her research focuses on teacher knowledge development, particularly how teachers teach and how their knowledge evolves with changing educational contexts. Her PhD thesis, “Optimising the professional adaptation of Asian Australian immigrant teachers”, examined the professional adaptation experiences of immigrant teachers and how their teaching knowledge is shaped by the change in educational contexts associated with the migration experience. Sun Yee also researches in educational leadership, specifically school leadership in education reform and diversity, equity, and inclusive leadership in educational settings. Her most recent study examines gender, Indigeneity and minority leadership representation in schools and higher education context. Sun Yee is the recipient of the Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA) Early Career Researcher Grant in 2022.

Dr Magda Zajaczkowska
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University of Warwick, UK
Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG).