Angela Cochran

I am the Managing Director and Publisher at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). I have also served as the Journals Director and the Production Director at ASCE. I was Managing Editor of Cancer and Cancer Cytopathology at the American Cancer Society. I am the president-elect of the Society for Scholarly Publishing and the past president of the Council of Science Editors. My views on The Scholarly Kitchen are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of my employer.

Articles by Angela Cochran

Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace

If ever there was a time for society publishers to start advocating for themselves, that time is now. In this post, Angela Cochran challenges society publishers to find their voice in affecting policy decisions that relate to their programs.

Turning a Critical Eye on Reference Lists

Citations and the metrics around their use are an important part of evaluation and promotion of science and scientists and yet, little attention is paid to them in the peer review process. In this post, Angela Cochran makes a call to critically review reference lists and develop standards around what should and should not be included.