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Take a glance back at our previously featured Editors in the Spotlight.


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Editor in the Spotlight: Professor Robert W. Staiger

Robert W. Staiger is the Stockwell Professor of Economics at The University of Wisconsin.  He served as co-Editor of Journal of International Economics from 1995 through 2009, and became co-Editor-in-Chief (with Charles Engel, University of Wisconsin) in January 2010. Staiger’s research focuses on international trade policy, rules and institutions, with a particular emphasis on the […]

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Editor in the Spotlight: George Tsokos of Clinical Immunology

Clinical Immunology publishes original research on the molecular and cellular bases of immunological disease. It is the official journal of FOCIS (the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies), the preeminent association for clinical immunologists. George C. Tsokos, MD, a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Rheumatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, […]

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Editor in the Spotlight – Dr Robert Strangeway

Dr Robert Strangeway holds the position Research Geophysicist at the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at UCLA

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Editor in the Spotlight – Margaret Rees of Maturitas

Maturitas was founded in 1978 and is the official journal of the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS). It is also affiliated with the Australasian Menopause Society. The journal Impact Factor of 2.844 ranks it 14 out of 77 journals in Obstetrics and Gynecology and 19 out of 46 journals in Geriatrics & Gerontology. Submissions […]

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Editor in the Spotlight – Michael Emerman

Michael Emerman, PhD, a virologist who researches HIV replication at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has been Editor-in-Chief of Virology since January 2013. Emerman is a long-serving member of the journal’s Board of Directors, and is its fourth Editor-in-Chief. Established in 1954, Virology is one of the oldest journals in its field. It has […]

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Editor in the Spotlight – Richard Knowles

The Journal of Transport Geography was launched 20 years ago by its founding editor, Professor Richard Knowles of the University of Salford, on behalf of the Transport Geography Research Group of the Institute of British Geographers. Since then it has published almost 1,500 articles. Its Impact Factor of 2.538 ranks it second out of 24 […]

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Editor in the Spotlight – Michel Tibayrenc

Michel Tibayrenc, MD, PhD, was born in France and has worked on the evolution of infectious diseases for 35 years. A Director of Research at the French Institut de recherche pour le developpement (IRD), he has spent a total of 12 years in Southern countries (Algeria, French Guiana, Bolivia, Thailand) and four years in the […]

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Editor in the Spotlight – Suzie Kardong-Edgren

Clinical Simulation in Nursing launched with Elsevier in 2008 and became Elsevier’s first-ever, online-only nursing journal. Just this year its frequency increased from six to nine issues annually. Elsevier publishes the journal on behalf of the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation in Nursing (INACSL). Suzie Kardong-Edgren, PhD, RN, is the second Editor and was […]

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Editor in the Spotlight – Steve Saxby

Professor Steve Saxby is Director of the Institute for Law and the Web, and Professor of Information Technology Law and Public Policy at the School of Law, Southampton University. He is also founding Editor and Editor-in-Chief of Computer Law and Security Review – The International Journal of Technology Law and Practice (CLSR). Published six times […]

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