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. 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 Vanja Baltić
Dr Vanja Baltic
Department of the Arts
Vanja Baltić completed her PhD research in Visual, Performing and Media Arts, Department of the Arts, at the University of Bologna and in Theatre Science and Intermediality, Faculty of Arts, Department of Literature, at the University of Antwerp, (joint PhD degree, 2022). Her PhD research proposes to retrace the concept of the tragic through the adoption of excess in the poetics of contemporary theatre direction. During her academic studies, she has focused her main interests on 20th-century and contemporary theatre direction and dramaturgy. She currently works as a teaching tutor at the Department of the Arts at the University of Bologna.

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 Michelle Devereaux
Dr Michelle Devereaux
Film & Television Studies, University of Warwick, UK
Michelle Devereaux is a Leverhulme Trust Early Career postdoctoral fellow in film and television at the University of Warwick. She received her PhD in film studies from the University of Edinburgh in 2017, and her monograph, The Stillness of Solitude: Romanticism and Contemporary American Independent Film, was published in 2019 by Edinburgh University Press. Her research interests include romantic and post-romantic philosophy, contemporary screen culture, gender and feminist theory, film and television aesthetics, genre studies, and affect and emotion studies. Prior to her academic career she worked as a freelance journalist and editor.

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 Ignaas Jimidar
Dr Ignaas Jimidar
CHIS (Chemical Engineering), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Ignaas Jimidar was born in Suriname, where he completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Anton de Kom University of Suriname. In 2016 he was awarded a Master of Science degree in Applied Physics by the University of Twente. He received his PhD from the University of Twente and Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2021. Currently, he is a postdoctoral researcher. His research focuses on understanding the relevant interaction forces that lead to the self-organisation of microspheres. This understanding is also used to develop methods that manipulate these interaction forces to attain directed assembly of microspheres on micromachined devices for applications centred around liquid chromatography. His research interests include soft matter physics, tribocharging, granular materials, and microfluidic applications.

Pallavi Joshi
Pallavi Joshi
French Studies, University of Warwick, UK
Pallavi Joshi is a final-year PhD candidate and Chancellor’s International Scholar in French Studies at the University of Warwick. Her doctoral project takes a multi-faceted theoretical approach to examine the cinematic representations of lone-parent families in the French cinema of the 2010s. Pallavi has degrees in French language teaching (Université Grenoble-Alpes), Media History and Social Sciences (Inalco & Université Paris Diderot), and Technical and Literary Translation (Pune University). Her research interests include contemporary film, popular culture, gender studies, family studies and parenting cultures. She is also active in the fields of language pedagogy, audio-visual translation and interpreting.

 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 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).

Shilpi Pandey
Shilpi Pandey
Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Shilpi Pandey is a doctoral researcher at the Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel. She completed her LL.B. from NLUJ, India. She also holds an LL.M. in International Law and International Relations (University of Kent), and Advanced LL.M. in International and European (IES, VUB). Her PhD research takes an interdisciplinary approach and focuses on the rights of minority women from the perspective of freedom of religion and comparative secularism and its impact on their socio-economic rights. Her interests include Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL), post-colonialism, freedom of religion and culture, multiculturalism, equality, and diversity.

Anna Rivers
Anna Rivers
English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick, UK
Anna Rivers is a PhD candidate at the University of Warwick. Her doctoral research concentrates on the poetry of Emily Brontë, Christina Rossetti and Mathilde Blind in relation to ideas of spectrality, haunting and mysticism. Most recently, her article “Circe’s Garden: Rewriting Epic and Revolutionary Time” was published in Comparative Critical Studies. More broadly, her research interests include the Gothic, Science and Literature, poetry and poetics, women’s writing, and the long nineteenth century.

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 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.

Martín Solórzano
Martin Solorzano
Epidemiology and Evaluation, Barcelona Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute and University Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona, Spain
Martín Solórzano is a Ph.D. scholar and Collaborator Researcher at Barcelona’s Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, where he is leading a study on the quality of public health services available in Spain and its effects on long-term breast cancer survivorship. Previously, he completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine in Mexico and a Master’s degree in Public Health in Spain. Formerly, he has been Youth Delegate to the United Nations Organization. Currently, he collaborates with non-profit organizations, such as The Resolution Project Inc. and The Western Union Foundation, to improve the quality of life of young people in vulnerable conditions in Mexico and Central America. His areas of expertise are Public Health, Community development, and Youth Policies.

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).