Masha Rademakers is a freelance journalist and editor, who has been writing professionally since 2014. After she received her B.S in Cultural Anthropology and her M.D. in Religious Studies at Leiden University, she worked for Leidsch Dagblad as a journalist. Masha's academic and non-academic articles appear on various platforms.
Marc A. Rosen
European Journal of Sustainable Development
Professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, Canada, where he served as founding Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Dr. Rosen was President of the Engineering Institute of Canada, and President of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario, and has served in many professional capacities, including as a member of the Board of Directors of Oshawa Power and Utilities Corporation. With over 60 research grants and contracts and 600 technical publications, Dr. Rosen is an active teacher and researcher in sustainable energy, the environmental impact of energy and industrial systems, and energy technology (including renewable energy and efficiency improvement). He has also carried out research on the linkages between thermodynamics and environmental impact and ecology. Much of his research has been carried out for industry, and he has written numerous books. Dr. Rosen has worked for such organizations as Imatra Power Company in Finland, Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago, and the Institute for Hydrogen Systems near Toronto. Dr. Rosen has received numerous awards and honors.
Alfiya R. Masalimova
Doctor of Education, Professor of the Department of Pre-School and Primary Education at the Institute of Psychology and Education of Kazan (Volga region) Federal University (18 Kremlevskaya, 420008, Kazan, Russia). Her research interests are connected with the problems of teacher education, adult education, vocational education and training, corporate education, mentoring and tutoring. Her Doctoral Dissertation "Technical Specialists Corporate Training For Mentoring Implementation In Modern Manufacture Conditions" presents the concept of mentors corporate training in modern conditions, the structure and content of educational and methodological support aimed at mentors psychological-pedagogical, methodological and coach competencies forming; organizational and pedagogical conditions contributing to the efficiency of this process; educational potential of foreign corporate training technologies and conditions of their adaptation in the national mentoring practice; methodical recommendations for teachers, Council mentors, business leaders and centers that provide training and mentors qualification improving. She has more than 100 published scientific works in international and Russian journals.
Sally R Munt
Feminist Encounters: A Journal of Critical Studies in Culture and Politics
Director of the Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies, and Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sussex, UK. She has been a feminist since 1984, following her expulsion from a religious community for 'questioning authority'. Her many publications include Queer Attachments: the Cultural Politics of Shame (2007), Queer Spiritual Spaces (2010, with Kath Browne and Andrew Yip), and Cosmopolitan Dharma: Race, Sexuality and Gender in British Buddhism (2016, with Sharon Smith and Andrew Yip). Sally has served on many national and international research commissioning panels, and is the recipient of research funding from the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Higher Education Funding Council for England. She served as a research project evaluator for the E.U., and has been on many editorial boards for peer-reviewed publications. She has edited 6 books in the fields of gender, sexuality, and cultural studies, most recently The Ashgate Research Companion to Sociocultural Studies of the Paranormal (2013, co-edited with Olu Jenzen). Sally is also qualified in cognitive psychotherapy and psychiatry and is a BABCP Accredited therapist in private practice.
Hanno van Keulen
European Journal of STEM Education
Hanno currently is professor of Leadership in Education at Windesheim Flevoland University of Applied Science in Almere, the Netherlands. He holds a PhD in Chemistry from Utrecht University (1995). While teaching laboratory courses to Science undergraduates at Utrecht, he developed an interest in inquiry based teaching and learning. Hanno also worked at Delft University of Technology, where he focused on design based education. Hanno is a Board Member of 'Technasium', a group of 92 Dutch schools for secondary education that put heavy emphasis on inquiry and design based learning. Since 2007 Hanno has been involved in developing and investigating STEM education for the primary level and pre-Kindergarten, where the concept of Learning through Play is a focus of research. In 2013, he received the Practitioner Prize from the Dutch Educational Research Society for his research on talent development with science and technology in primary schools. Hanno served as a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Research in Science Teaching and the International Journal of STEM Education. He wrote several books in Dutch on science and technology education that are used in teacher training programs and professional development courses throughout the Netherlands.
Mustafa Z. Younis
European Journal of Environment and Public Health
Mustafa is an internationally recognized scholar and was a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society for Research of Healthcare Financial Management. Dr. Younis has authored and published over 200 articles, abstracts and presentations in refereed journals and meetings, and has presented at national and international conferences. Dr. Younis has administrative experience as Senior Advisor for the President at Zirve University, Turkey and as Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Florida International University (FL, USA) where he led the accreditation efforts for the Healthcare Management Program. Dr. Younis has a history of playing visible roles on the editorial boards of journals as Chief Editor, Guest Editor and Editorial board member of leading journals such as IJMR, JHCF, Inquiry, JHHSA, JPBAFM. Dr. Younis is a frequent speaker for both academic and professional audiences. His talks often feature his latest research and work in progress as well as cross-industry trends and strategy implications. He has provided workshops and presentation for wide organizations. His research and findings applied to for-profit, non-profit settings, and government. Dr. Younis has consulted with several organizations on Healthcare Finance, and Economics. Dr. Younis is often invited to speak about the challenges in the healthcare industry and other related topics to health economics, finance, and research. He has presented topics, such as, healthcare reform, ownership structure, profitability, unit cost, payment system and efficiency in management, at a variety of forums and conferences in Europe, Asia and Middle East.
Aquademia: Water, Environment and Technology
Dr Eldho is an Institute Chair Professor in Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay. He has 25 years of experience in the area of water resources and environmental engineering as Scientist, Professor and Consultant. He works in the areas of Coastal Hydrodynamics and Climate Change Impact on Water Resources, CFD, Groundwater Flow and Contaminant transport. He has guided 17 Ph.Ds and 40 Masters theses. He has published more than 400 research papers in various International Journals and Conferences. He has developed and offered 25 courses and number of short term courses for college teachers and working professionals. He has also developed two popular video courses on "Fluid Mechanics" and "Watershed Management". Prof. Eldho serves as an Editor/ Associate Editor and Editorial Board Member of a number of Indian and International Journals and has worked as a reviewer for more than 40 national and international Journals in the recent past. He is also a research proposal reviewer for many research organizations and delivered several invited/ keynote lectures at various national and international organizations and conferences. Dr. Eldho has co-authored two popular text books and contributed 10 book chapters in various edited books.
Journal of Information Systems Engineering & Management
Alvaro Rocha holds Habilitation in Information Science, PhD in Information Systems and Technologies, MSc in Information Management, and Bachelor in Computer Science.He is Professor of Information Systems and Software Engineering at University of Coimbra, researcher at CISUC (Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra) and a collaborator researcher at LIACC (Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science) and at CINTESIS (Center for Research in Health Technologies and Information Systems).He is also President of AISTI (Iberian Association for Information Systems and Technologies), and Chair of the IEEE Portugal Section Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society Chapter. He is acting as Vice-Chair of Experts in the Horizon 2020 of the European Commission, Expert in the COST - intergovernmental framework for European Cooperation in Science and Technology, Expert in the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, and General Chair of WorldCIST (World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies).
Journal of Cultural Analysis and Social Change
Simon Stewart is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Deputy Director of the Centre for European and International Studies Research at University of Portsmouth, UK. Before arriving at Portsmouth in 2008, he worked as a Fellow in the department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He completed his doctorate at University of Sussex (2006). Simon is a Board member of Sociology of Culture Research Network of the European Sociological Association. He is an Associate Editorial Board member of Sociological Research Online and on the Steering Committee for a Leverhulme Trust-funded International Network, entitled 'Evaluating Methods of Aesthetic Enquiry Across Disciplines', 2015-2018. Simon is the author of Culture and the Middle Classes (Ashgate, 2010). His second single-authored monograph, A Sociology of Culture, Taste and Value (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), explores sociological debates in relation to culture, taste and value. Simon's recent work on aesthetic value and evaluative judgements has appeared in journals such as Cultural Sociology, The Sociological Review, Sociological Research Online, European Journal of Cultural Studies and Distinktion: Journal of Social Theory.