Women in Senior Positions at Scientific Journals
The United Nations has declared 11 February as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. On the occasion of this day, Akadémiai Kiadó, the publishing house of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, presented the female editors-in-chief of the journals published by them. As discussed in the introduction to the compilation, these women in senior positions are professionals who have gained an international reputation in their respective fields of research in addition to effectively managing the scientific journals entrusted to their care.
The list comprised three researchers from ELTE.
Helga Dorner is the editor-in-chief of the international Journal of Adult Learning, Knowledge and Innovation. She obtained a Ph.D. degree and habilitated in education sciences. She is currently an associate professor and director at the Institute of Research on Adult Education and Knowledge Management at ELTE Faculty of Education and Psychology. Formerly, she was a lecturer and senior research fellow at the Central European University in Budapest. During her scientific career, she has accumulated extensive experience in research: she participated in several international research projects, published more than thirty journal articles and ten book chapters.
Anikó Fehérvári is the editor-in-chief of the interdisciplinary journal Educatio dealing with the social aspects of education and the Hungarian Educational Research Journal (HERJ), which focuses on contemporary ideas and topics of educational research. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in sociology and habilitated in education sciences. She is the director of the Institute of Educational Sciences at the ELTE Faculty of Education and Psychology. She has been recognised primarily for her activities in higher education and course development, as well as for her scientific work concerning social and educational inequalities and effectiveness in education. Her scientific contribution comprises sixteen monographs, over twenty edited books, and seventy journal articles.
Kinga Klaudy is the founder of the multidisciplinary journal Across Languages and Cultures focusing on translation and interpreting. She is Professor Emeritus at ELTE Faculty of Humanities. She earned her doctorate in linguistics, and carried out pioneering work mainly in translation studies in Hungary. She has published twenty monographs and edited volumes, as well as dozens of articles. She has also undertaken outstanding organisational activities in higher education, including the establishment of the Department of Applied Linguistics at the University of Miskolc and the Translation Studies Doctoral Programme at the Doctoral School of Linguistics, ELTE Faculty of Humanities. She is still head of the latter doctoral programme.