Knowledge for Breakfast, Episode 4: “‘Realizing Knowledge Together’ and Reimagining Academic Futures”

In this episode of “Knowledge for Breakfast”, we are joined by SERRC founder, Jim Collier, to discuss the what he means by ‘realizing knowledge together’, and, as academics, what we take our role to be in this knowledge making enterprise. Taking this further, we chat about how academia could be and play around with imagining possible academic futures.

Episode 4: “Realizing Knowledge Together” and Reimagining Academic Futures
Hosts: Fabien Medvecky and Michiel van Oudheusden

List of Segments
❧ Welcome 0.13 s
❧ Introducing academic practice and scholarship 2.14
❧ Our Guest, Jim Collier, joins us 7.46
❧ A day in the life—collaborative scholarly communication and SERRC 10.38
❧ Social epistemology, its many guises and scholarly practice 17.07
❧ Academic practice and peer-review 32.04
❧ The Statement: “Compensated peer-review is the best process to ensure intellectual rigour, whatever future we may wish for”. A for and against debate. 56.14

Speaker’s Background

Jim Collier is an Associate Professor in the Department of Science, Technology, and Society at Virginia Tech. Over the last decade, his work has focused on the practice of scholarly publication—as the current Founder and Managing Editor of the Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective (SERRC;, as the Founder and Editor or the “Collective Studies in Knowledge and Society” book series (Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield), and as the former Executive Editor of Social Epistemology. He sees this work as enacting and developing new, collaborative, and practical ways to pursue knowledge and reform scholarly communication.

Main Topics
Knowing and academic practice, SERRC, peer-review, social epistemology.

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