John Willinsky
Stanford University
Khosla Family Professor of Education

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John Willinsky is Professor at Simon Fraser University, as well as Khosla Family Professor Emeritus at Stanford University. He is founder and Co-Scientific Director of the Public Knowledge Project, which conducts research and develops the world's most widely used open source scholarly publishing platform in support of greater access to knowledge. His dozen books include Empire of Words: The Reign of the OED (Princeton, 1994); Learning to Divide the World: Education at Empire's End (Minnesota, 1998); The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship (MIT, 2006), The Intellectual Properties of Learning: A Prehistory from Saint Jerome to John Locke (Chicago, 2017) and Copyright's Broken Promise: How to Restore the Law's Ability to Promote the Progress of Science (MIT, 2023).

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