Participants are drawn from representative stakeholders interested in advancing open access publishing in new and creative ways.

Project Team

Project Director: Dr. John Willinsky (Stanford/Simon Fraser)
Project Business Model Consultant: Raym Crow (SPARC)
Project Manager: Kevin Stranack (Simon Fraser)
Project Technical Lead: Alec Smecher (Simon Fraser)
Project Researchers: Kamran Naim (Stanford), Smith Esseh (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology)

Advisory Board

Dominique Babini (CLACSO)
Dominique Bérubé (Erudit)
Lars Bjørnshauge (DOAJ)
Mal Booth (UT Sydney)
Alberto Corsin Jimenez (Spanish National Research Council/Libraria)
Giovanni da Col (Cambridge)
Marin Dacos (Open Editions)
Martin Eve (Open Library of Humanities)
Eelco Ferwerda (OAPEN Foundation)
Gustavo Fischman (Arizona State)
Kathleen Fitzpatrick (Modern Language Association)
Richard Gallagher (Annual Reviews)
Melissa Hagemann (Open Society Foundations)
Kevin Hawkins (North Texas)
Sigi Jottkandt (Open Humanities Press)
Rebecca Kennison (K|N Consultants)
Robert Kiley (Wellcome Trust)
Iryna Kuchma (eIFL)
John Maxwell (Simon Fraser)
Susan Murray (African Journals Online)
Lisa Norberg (K|N Consultants)
Frances Pinter (Knowledge Unlatched)
Peter Suber (Harvard)
Wim van der Stelt (Springer Nature)


The Open Access Publishing Cooperative Study is generously funded by a grant from The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

About the Public Knowledge Project

PKP is an initiative of the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University, and Simon Fraser University Library, and it develops free, open source software for open access scholarly publishing and conducts research to improve the quality and reach of scholarly publishing.