Jeroen is Open Access Publishing Consultant for Utrecht University

He has more than 15 years of experience working in scholarly publishing. After studying Media & Information Management at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam (HvA) and Media & Culture at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) he initially started as a book publisher.

He has been a commissioning editor for film and media studies for Amsterdam University Press from 2007 until 2016. For over 14 years he has been working on open access journals and monographs, specifically in the fields of film and media studies. From 2015 and onwards he works as an open access publishing consultant for Utrecht University, in 2019 he has been appointed as open access project leader for the UU Open Science program for three years.

He is a member of the Knowledge Exchange Open Access Group, the Dutch library consortium OA working group and editor of the national platform openaccess.nl.

Twitter: @Jeroenson

He co-founded the website Open Access in Media Studies in 2016 and is co-founder of preprint archive MediArXiv.


Film & Media Studies, University of Amsterdam

Publishing, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

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