Joe Deville

Joe Deville is a Senior Lecturer at Lancaster University, based jointly in the Department of Sociology and the Department of Organisation, Work and Technology. He is a co-founder and co-editor of Mattering Press, an Open Access book publisher and UK-registered charity, as well as a founding member of the ScholarLed collective of Open Access book publishers. Long standing concerns include the value of bringing an ethics of care to publishing practices and the politics of scholarly communication infrastructures. He is currently jointly leading a work package in the Community-Led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs (COPIM) project ( focused on developing new consortial library funding models for open access book publishing.