Juan Pablo Alperin
Associate Director of Research, Public Knowledge Project (PKP)
Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University, School of Publishing
Co-director, Simon Fraser University, Scholarly Communications Lab
Juan Pablo Alperin is an Associate Director of Research for the Public Knowledge Project. He is also an Assistant Professor at the School of Publishing at Simon Fraser University, where he is the co-director of the Scholarly Communications Lab. He is a multi-disciplinary scholar, with training in computer science (BMath, University of Waterloo), social science (MA Geography, University of Waterloo), and education (PhD, Stanford University), who believes that research, especially when it is made freely available, has the potential to make meaningful and direct contributions to society.