Organizational Structure and Job Descriptions

Advisory Board/Editorial Council

The Advisory Board consists of ten respected members of the E-AAA and functions as a controlling organ. The E-AAA Council submits biannually the list of prospective members to the General Meeting of E-AAA Members for approval.

The Advisory Board may veto certain publications if they contradict the E-AAA Statement of Faith, are suspected of plagiarism or of breaking moral principles typical of member schools of the E-AAA. In controversial situations the E-AAA Council can overcome the Advisory Board veto by a three-fourths vote.

Editor-in-Chief

The Editor-in-Chief organises the work of the Editorial Board and initiates meetings. He directs the Board in developing and updating the journal’s philosophy and synchronising it with the strategic vision of the E-AAA. The Editor-in-Chief coordinates the work of the Issue Editor and controls the final quality of the journal.

Editorial Board

Editorial Board consists of 13 members and functions as a collective editor. The E-AAA Council submits biannually a list of prospective members of the Editorial Board to the General Meeting of the E-AAA Membersfor approval.The Editorial Board makes its decision by consensus. In controversial situations it resolves issues by a simple majority.

The Editorial Board is responsible for

  • Improving the academic quality and respectability of the journal;

  • Promotion of the journal among academic institutions;

  • Selection of articles, assigning of peer-reviewers, and approval for publication of all peer-reviewed articles;

  • Planning of topical issues and conference compendia;

  • Enlisting new authors and reviewers.

Issuing Editor

The Issuing Editor is responsible for

  • Controlling the production process of the journal;

  • Coordinating the journal’s technical support group (website, distribution, advertisement);

  • Keeping all correspondence with authors, reviewers, the Editorial Board and the Advisory Board.

Reviewers

Reviewers are scholars and experts in their respective fields. They are included in the list by a personal invitation from the Editorial Board. Their responsibilities are explained in the document “Information for Reviewers.”

Technical Assistant(s)

The Editorial Board also has a technical assistant whose responsibilities are restricted to technical matters of pre-production and post-production publishing process.