Maria Chiara Pievatolo

Maria Chiara Pievatolo is associate professor of political philosophy in the Department of Political Sciences at the University of Pisa. She has been theorizing and practicing the open access publishing in the field of humanities since the 90s of the last century, first as political philosophy editor of the Sito Web Italiano per la Filosofia (SWIF) founded by Luciano Floridi, and then as curator and founder of the "Bollettino telematico di filosofia politica", of the "Giuliano Marini" Archive, and of the book series Methexis. She is also a member of the open access  Crui committee and one of the founding members of the Aisa (Associazione italiana per la promozione della scienza aperta). Since the end of 2014 she has been one of the associate editors of the Directory of the Open Access Journals (Lund University).