MLA / MediaCommons
Kathleen Fitzpatrick is Director of Scholarly Communication at the Modern Language Association, and is on leave from a position as Professor of Media Studies at Pomona College, in Claremont, California. She is the author of Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy, and she is co-founder of the digital scholarly network MediaCommons, an open platform for the scholarly peer-review of books. She is one of the most outspoken and respected voices imagining the reinvention of peer-review in the modern, digital and connected age.