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openDemocracy's Team

openDemocracy editorial and management meeting in November 2012


Editor-in-Chief: Mary Fitzgerald

Editor: Rosemary Bechler

Head of Operations: Jess Thomas

Technical and Publishing Coordinator: Matthew Linares

Assistant Editor: En Liang Khong

Founder: Anthony Barnett

Can Europe Make It? editorial team: Rosemary Bechler, Alex Sakalis

Arab Awakening editorial team: Rosemary Bechler, Rana Nessim, Mariam Ali

Technical Director and Contributing Editor: Tony Curzon Price

Contributing Editor: Magnus Nome

Columnists: Dan Hancox, Lis Howell, Mary Kaldor, Paul Rogers, Martin Rose, Markha Valenta, Vron Ware, James Warner

Front Page Editors (alternating): Rosemary BechlerRay Filar, Shilpa JindiaAlex SakalisNiki Seth-SmithEn Liang Khong

Design, publishing and data support: Kadie Armstrong

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Editors: Oliver Huitson, Clare Sambrook and Adam Ramsay

Contributing Editors:
Jamie Mackay
Stuart Weir
Lis Howell
Anthony Barnett


Editor: Caroline Molloy

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Section Editor: Thomas Rowley 

Russian-language Editor: Mikhail Kaluzhsky

Commissioning EditorMaxim Edwards

Translation Editor: Elizabeth Barnes

Founder Editor: Susan Richards

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Founder & co-editor: Jane Gabriel, co-editor: Heather McRobie

Dialogue Editors: Deniz Kandiyoti (Gender Politics Religion), Jennifer Allsopp (People on the Move), Jessica Horn (Our Africa), Alice Welbourn (AIDS Gender and Human Rights), Barbara Gunnell (Centrestage- Voices for Change), Meredith Tax (Secularism and Feminism), Cynthia Cockburn (The Continuum of Violence)

Design and Publishing
K Armstrong

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Editor: Mike Edwards

Co-Editor: Ray Filar

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Volunteer publishing team

We have a team of volunteers who help with article preparation and comment moderation - read more if you are interested in joining our programme. Current volunteers include: Phoebe Braithwaite, Alex Jackson, Melanie Cura Daball, Linda van der Horst, Billy Sawyers and Katie-Ann Wilson. Our volunteer coordinator is Asher Korner.

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openDemocracy Board

Chair of the Board
David Elstein

Mary Fitzgerald

Director of Finance
Peter Johnson

Anthony Barnett

Rosemary Bechler

Technical Director & Contributing Editor
Tony Curzon Price

Non-executive Director
John Mills

Non-executive Director
Michael Mitchell

Non-executive Director
Turi Munthe

Non-executive Director
Magnus Nome

Non-executive Director
Elaine Potter

Non-executive Director
Susan Richards

Non-executive Director
Laura Sandys MP

Technical Advisory Board

Cory Ondrejka
Bill Thompson
Jonathan Zittrain

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