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Andrea Hacker, Dr.


Andrea Hacker, Dr.


  • Managing Editor

Contact information

Karl Jaspers Centre
Voßstraße 2, Building 4400
Room 210
69115 Heidelberg


+49 (0) 6221 54 4360
+49 (0) 6221 54 4012

About Andrea Hacker

I am Managing Editor of the open-access (gold) journal Transcultural Studies and the two Cluster book series: Transcultural Research  produced with Springer Publishing Germany and the OA gold series called Heidelberg Studies on Transculturality, published by Heidelberg University Publishing (heiUP). 

I also teach English for Academic Purposes (EAP), write and give talks about Open Access and the changes in scholarly communication,  sometimes blog at, and can be found on Twitter as @ahacker.

Curriculum vitae


2002 PhD at UCLA

1996 MA at UCLA


2009 - current: Heidelberg University, Managing Editor

2008-2009 Tübingen University, Editor and Translator

2004 - 2007 Trinity College Dublin, Lecturer

2004 - UC San Diego, Lecturer

2003 - UC Santa Barbara, Lecturer

2001 - 2002 Pomona College, Lecturer

Selected publications

Hacker, Andrea, "Building it together: collaboration in university-based open access book publishing", Insights, 2014, 27(S), 26–29; DOI:

Hacker, Andrea, "Moving Past Denial in Open Access Publishing", University World News, 23 May 2014,