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 for three years. 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 he is also currently executive manager of the regional Mercian Collaboration library consortium. 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, Foodways, and Environmental Crisis in Contemporary Speculative Fiction, focuses on food in SF narratives of post-ecological disaster. Nora has forthcoming book chapters on food tech and meat in speculative fiction and has previously published in the field of East Asian Studies.

Dr Giulia Champion
Giulia Champion
University of Warwick, UK
Dr Giulia Champion is an early career teaching fellow at the University of Warwick. Her doctoral research investigated the trope of cannibalism as a decolonial approach to literature emerging from the American and African continents. It considered how the acceleration and exacerbation of climate change on these continents can be traced through the history of colonialism and imperialism, by focusing on extraction as a way to connect slavery, plantation agriculture and neo-liberal practices of extractivism. She is currently working on transdisciplinary climate change communication, material histories and energy humanities. She has recently co-edited a collection entitled Ethical Futures and Global Science Fiction with Palgrave Macmillan, published in February 2020, and has edited another one entitled Bites Here and There: Interdisciplinary Essays on Cannibalism, forthcoming with Routledge. She is currently working on two journal special issues one, on Activism and Academia in Latin America and other one on Animal Futurity

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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University of Warwick, UK
Marcos is a Tutor in the Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) and an editor for Exchanges: The Interdisciplinary Research Journal, published by the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) at the University Warwick. His research interests are in everyday life and identities formed within border regions, areas wherein individuals often construct their own knowledge and a transnational way of life, which does not always fit within a nation-states framework. Marcos is currently working in the book manuscript Transnationalism at the Border: Migration, Politics and Identities to be published by Routledge.

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. Kerckhoven is an Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Business and Economics at Vesalius College (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 Jiao Tong University, China
Kyunghye Kim is a lecturer in Translation Studies at the School of Foreign Languages, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and is a member of the Jiao Tong Baker Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies. She holds a PhD in Translation and Intercultural Studies from the University of Manchester, UK. Her principal research interests are in translation studies, corpus-based critical discourse analysis, and the application of narrative theory to translation and interpreting. She was nominated as a Rutherford Strategic International Fellow in 2018, and carried out her research at the Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, March-June 2018.

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

Monash University, Australia
Quynh is currently a research candidate at Monash University. Her interests spread from labour law to women’s rights and discrimination law. She is specialised in indirect discrimination in employment under Australian anti-discrimination laws and Vietnamese employment laws. Quynh is eager to explore other areas associating with labour law in Australia 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

Monash University, Australia

Sun Yee Yip is a Teaching Associate and a doctoral researcher with the Faculty of Education, Monash University. Her experience spans across school leadership, education policy development & implementation, teacher training & development, and curriculum development. Prior to her current role, she worked as an Assistant Principal in a secondary school in Singapore. She holds a Master of Education degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and was the recipient of the Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (ASCD) Gold Award for outstanding performance in the programme. Sun Yee’s research foci are twofold. She is interested in the life and work of teachers. She explores teacher career trajectories, identities, education, and professional development in the context of immigration and globalisation. Her other research interest lies in school leadership, education policies and reform.

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