International Scientific Advisory Committee
REDIB's International Scientific Advisory Committee is the advisory and support body for REDIB's governing and management entities, which strives to help them attain their statutory goals. Its main functions are:
Members of the International Scientific Advisory Committee
Ana Maria Cetto
PhD in Physics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and a master’s degree in Biophysics from the University of Harvard. She is a C senior Researcher at the UNAM’s Institute of Physics (IFUNAM) and lecturer at the Faculty of Sciences.
She has made important contributions to clarifying the origin and emergence of quantization. She is the co-author of the works The Quantum Dice (Kluwer, 1996) and The Emerging Quantum (Springer, 2015). She has published more than 130 research articles and around twenty books. She has also worked on 130 projects in the fields of science, education and society.
Founder and President of Latindex, and is an active promoter of high-quality open-access scientific journals. She coordinated the project that created the Museo de la Luz (UNAM) and was a promoter for the International Year of Light in 2015. She is also a member of the International Management Committee of the International Day of Light. She has been, amongst other positions, Director of the Faculty of Science at the UNAM; President of the Executive Council of the Pugwash Conferences (Nobel Peace Prize 1995); UNESCO consultant for the World Conference on Science (1999); Deputy Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA, Nobel Peace Prize 2005); Secretary General of the International Council for Science (ICSU); member of the Board of Governors of the United Nations University; and a member of the Board of Directors of the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana.
PhD in Literature from the University of Buenos Aires. Lecturer in Spanish Literature at the National University of La Plata and senior researcher at Conicet. She is currently a senior researcher at the Maria Sibylla Merian International Research Centre (Berlin-São Paulo), dedicated to the study of conviviality in unequal societies.
Director of the Institute of Research in Humanities and Social Sciences (IdIHCS, Conicet-UNLP).
Since 2000, she has been a director at Olivar. Journal of Spanish Literature and Culture. She has also published various articles in specialist journals, and has collaborated in several collective books, including: Romancero (2012); Redes intelectuales en América Latina: Los universos letrado y popular en la primera mitad del siglo XX (2014); and Transiciones inciertas: archivos, conocimientos y transformación digital en América Latina (2017). She undertook research stays at the University of Cologne and the Complutense University of Madrid, and is regularly invited to deliver conference presentations in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, England, Portugal, Poland and Bosnia.
Juan Felipe Córdoba
PhD in History. Editor and lecturer. Publishing director at the University of Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia. He works as the Colombia consultant for the International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean, which is an autonomous agency of UNESCO. He was president of the Association of University Publishers of Colombia (ASEUC) and of the Association of University Publishers of Latin America and the Caribbean (EULAC). He was production director in the Department of Publications and director and production coordinator of the Universidad de Antioquia Printing House. He was publishing coordinator at the Publishing House of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. He has delivered lectures at various Colombian and international academic events. His works have been published in various national journals and international peer-reviewed journals.
Amongst other publications, he is the author of “Editar en la universidad, una construcción permanente”, Cuadernos del Centro de Estudios en Diseño y Comunicación No. 85 (2019); “Universidad y edición. Caminos abiertos para el debate y la crítica: textos académicos en América Latina”, Boletín Cultural y Bibliográfico, Banco de la República (2014); and the books “En tierras paganas. Misiones católicas en Urabá y La Guajira, Colombia, 1898-1952” (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Publishing House, 2015) and “Edición académica y difusión. Libro abierto en Iberoamérica” (Editorial Universidad del Rosario y Comares, 2018). He was a lecturer at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and the University of Antioquia. In 2019, he received the “Rubén Bonifaz Nuño” Ibero-American university publisher prize, awarded by the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
PhD from the Autonomous University of Madrid. She also works as a Research Lecturer at the Centre for Human and Social Sciences of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Madrid. Director of Editorial CSIC, which is the publishing house of the Spanish National Research Council. She manages the academic portal ‘Editores y Editoriales Iberoamericanos (siglos XIX y XXI) - EDI-RED’. Member of the Laboratorio de Ideas del Libro (‘Book Ideas Laboratory’). She co-directs the project entitled ‘New reading practices derived from the use of e-readers’.
Visiting professor at Colombia University since 2015. Member of the Editorial Committee of 18 scientific-academic publications and eight collections of monographs from Spain, Germany, France, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Argentina and the USA. She created and led the post-graduate course on 'Literature and the Publishing Market (19th-21st century). Publishing policies, reading practices and media strategies' and the International Seminar on Public Networks and Publishing Relations. Author and publisher of thirteen books and 100 studies in multiple collective volumes, as well as academic journals of national and international impact. She has directed 9 R&D projects, one Spanish-French project and two Thematic Networks of Excellence for the Spanish Government.
PhD and an undergraduate degree in Documentation from the University Carlos III of Madrid. Senior researcher of the CSIC and director of the Academic Book Research Group (ILIA). Member of the Management Committee of the European Union’s COST Action entitled ‘European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities’.
Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Thematic Platform ES-CIENCIA of the Spanish National Research Council. Author and promoter of the public system for academic publishers Scholarly Publishers Indicators (SPI). This system seeks to promote the recognition of research books in evaluation systems, books published on local issues with a social impact and those written in the languages of each country.
She researches the quality of scientific publishing and the link between scientific publications and academic evaluation processes in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Director on academic book publishing projects. Coordinator of projects on open-access books in Latin America, in collaboration with the Regional Centre for the Promotion of Books in Latin America and Caribbean (CERLALC), the European Union – Latin America and Caribbean Foundation (EULAC) and the Association of University Publishers of Colombia (ASEUC).
Regularly invited to speak at multiple institutions, including the Observatoire des Sciences et Techniques (OST), the European Research Council (ERC), the University of Zurich, the University of Bologna, Stanford University/Public Knowledge Project (PKP) and the UNAM, where she delivers conferences and courses.
Undergraduate degree in Hispanic Language and Literature at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Master's degree in Publishing at the International Centre for Professional Studies for Publishers and Booksellers at the University of Guadalajara.
Creator and current Director of the Publishing House of the University of Guadalajara, where she has worked since 2002. Since 2015, she has been president of the Association of University Publishers of Latin America and the Caribbean (EULAC). She is the co-founder of the Altexto Network of University and Academic Publishers of Mexico, which was established in 2006. She also sits on its board of directors. Since 2004, she has been a member of the organising committee of the International Forum of University and Academic Publishing, which takes place as part of the activities for professionals at the Guadalajara International Book Fair.
In 2018 she received the University Publishing Merit at the University Book Fair, which was organised by the Hidalgo State Autonomous University. She also received the "Rubén Bonifaz Nuño" University Publisher prize, which was awarded by the UNAM during the International University Book Fair (Filuni).
Full Professor at the Institute of Classical Studies and researcher at the Centre for Classical and Humanistic Studies at the University of Coimbra, Vice-Rector for Culture and Open Science at Coimbra University (2019-). Director of Coimbra University Press since 2011. Interest in ancient history, law and political theory of the Greeks, theatrical pragmatics, and the ancient novel. He has published around 200 works in international journals, books and book chapters.
Interested in Digital Humanities and scholarly communication, he developed two specialized digital platforms: the Classica Digitalia (since 2008) and the UC Digitalis (since 2011).
President of the Portuguese Association of Higher Education Presses (2011-2014), and Portuguese representative (2017-) at the OPERAS consortium core group.
Responsible for the 'task' 'Multilingualism' in the project Horizon 2020 "TRIPLE - Targeting Researchers through Innovative Practices and multilingual Exploration 2019-2022)".
Responsible for the 'task' 'Bibliodiversity' in the project Horizon 2020 'OPERAS-P: Preparing Open Access in the European Research Area through Scholarly Communication 2019-2021)'.
President of the International Plutarch Society (2014-2017), and the Coordinator of the Centre for Classical and Humanistic Studies at the University of Coimbra (2014-2019).
Together with Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta, he is the Editor of 'Brill's Plutarch Studies' (2016-).
He is (2015-) the Director of the 'Atlantís-Review' journal and of the 'Humanitas-Supplementum' series.
PhD and Master’s degree in Hispanic Studies from Brown University (USA). Writer and university lecturer at the same institution.
Institutional Head of the National Library of Peru. Director of the Book and Reading Department of the Ministry of Culture. Undergraduate degree in Sociology from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
Independent publisher. Professor of literature in various universities in Chile, Cuba, the USA, Mexico and Peru.
His research topics include cultural industries and book and reading promotion policies, among others. Author of three novels and one non-fiction book.
Full Professor of the Department of Library Science and Documentation at the Carlos III University. Director of the Intercollegiate Institute of Advanced Research on Evaluation of Science and Universities (INAECU). Since 1997 he has coordinated the Laboratory for Metric Information Studies (LEMI), where he conducts research in the field of Bibliometrics and Scientometrics, focusing on the application of metric information studies for the evaluation of scientific activity.
Responsible of the IUNE Observatory’s research activity into Spanish universities. Member of the Scientific Committee of the Fundación Gadea Ciencia and of the Expert Committee of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport. He is also a member of the committee of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) for the evaluation of the scientific quality of Spanish journals.
International expert on evaluation committees of Spanish and foreign universities, as well as in Spanish agencies (National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation [ANECA]; the Spanish Agency of Quality, Accreditation and Planning [ACAP]; Quality Assurance Agency for the University System in Castilla y Leon [ACSUCyL], etc.). Reviewer of scientific journals (Scientometrics, JASIST, IP&M, Information Research, REDC). Member of the publishing committee of scientific journals (REDC, Libri and Information Research). Tutor for 22 PhD theses.