John Willinsky

John Willinsky is Khosla Family Professor of Education at Stanford University and sometime professor at the University of British Columbia. He is the director of the Public Knowledge Project at Stanford, UBC, and SFU, which has been working for a decade on improving the scholarly and public quality of research through the development of open source platforms for journals and a research program studying the impact of this increased access to research on professionals and the public, as well as on the global dimensions of the academic community. Much of his work, including his book, The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship (MIT Press, 2006), as well as the software for journals and conferences, is freely available on the project's website (