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Andrea Hacker, Dr.


Andrea Hacker, Dr.


  • Managing Editor (2009-2017)

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About Andrea Hacker

From October 2009 until February 2018 I was 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 taught English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and wrote and gave talks about Open Access and the changes in scholarly communication. I blog at and can be found on Twitter as @ahacker.

Curriculum vitae


2002 PhD at UCLA

1996 MA at UCLA


2009 - 2018: 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, “Software für den Publikationsworkflow und den Peer-Review Prozess”, in Praxishandbuch Open Access, Hrsg. Konstanze Söllner, Bernhard Mittermaier, Berlin: deGruyter, 2017. 283-290. DOI: 10.1515/9783110494068-033 

Hacker, Andrea and Elizabeth Corrao, "Book Publishing at Heidelberg University from the Editors' Point of View", Journal of Scholarly Publishing, 48 (2); DOI:

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,