connexions • international professional communication journal ensures an international editorial board to carry out blind reviews of the submitted manuscripts, guide the growth and development of the journal, and promote the overarching area of international professional communication.
The editorial board is composed of Co-editors, Reviewers, Associate Editors, Section Editors (i.e., Interview Editors), and Assistants to the Editors: Video Editor and Web Content Manager.
Assistants to the Editors
Morgan Best, Editorial Assistant & Video Editor, connexions intern, United States
Frank Austermühl, Aston University, United Kingdom
Richard Brandt, Texas Tech University, United States
Jody Byrne, SAP Ireland, Ireland
Yves Gambier, University of Turku, Finland
David Katan, University of Salento (Lecce), Italy
Sushil K. Oswal, University of Washington Tacoma, United States
Hermínio Duarte Ramos, New University of Lisbon, Portugal (professor emeritus)
Karen Schriver, KSA Communication Design & Research, Inc., United States
Kerstin Severinson-Eklundh, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (professor emerita)
Iris Varner, Illinois State University, United States (professor emerita)
João Ferreira Duarte, University of Lisbon, Portugal (professor emeritus)
Editorial Board Roles and Responsibilities
Co-Editors. The C0-editors guide the direction for the journal, and are responsible for all aspects of publication associated with maintaining connexions • international professional communication journal. The responsibilities of the Co-editors include:
- Defining the overall strategic direction for the journal.
- Actively soliciting manuscripts for the journal.
- Maintaining regular communications with members of the Editorial Board to discuss the journal review policies and procedures and the direction of the publication.
- Serve as liaison to authors.
- Coordinating journal production.
Reviewers. Reviewers ensure the quality of the manuscripts in the topic, or topics for which they were invited. The responsibilities of Reviewers include:
- Reviewing articles according to the journal’s criteria.
- Promoting the journal among the communities it serves.
- Encouraging the submission of high-quality manuscripts for the journal in the area for which they have been invited.
- Respecting confidentiality, declaring conflicts of interest, and notifying the Editor if, for any reason, they are not able to carry out their reviewing responsibilities.
- Notifying the Editor if they are the author, or co-author of a manuscript submitted for consideration.
Associate Editors. Associate Editors guide the growth and development of the journal in the topic, or topics for which they were invited. The responsibilities of Associate Editors include:
- Aiding the Editor by participating in the editorial process.
- Suggesting themed issues.
- Contributing editorials.
- Encouraging the submission of high-quality manuscripts for the journal in the area for which they have been invited, by personally contacting authors and assisting with outreach.
- Consolidating the journal’s reputation among the communities it serves.
- Identifying reviewers to become part of the reviewer database.
Editorial Assistant & Video Editor. The Editorial Assistant & Video Editor assists with the smooth running of the journal’s online content. The duties of the Editorial Assistant include:
- Helping to ensure that the online content is informative and appealing.
- Advocating for seamless and efficient operation of online platforms.
- Searching for new online content, and producing (writing, proofing and editing) that content, as needed.
- Assisting in updating the information displayed on the website.
- Post-production of video interviews.
- Designing and distributing journal advertisements for volunteer internship and non-internship opportunities.
connexions • international professional communication journal (ISSN 2325-6044) is edited by Rosário Durão and Kyle Mattson, and hosted by the Department of Communication, Liberal Arts, and Social Sciences at New Mexico Tech and the School of Communication at the University of Central Arkansas. © 2012–2016 (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).