About the editors

Prof. dr. Carel Jansen is a professor emeritus in Communication and Information Studies at the University of Groningen. He is affiliated as a research fellow with the Language Centre at  Stellenbosch University. He is one of the authors of Leren Communiceren, the Dutch textbook on which Communicate as a Professional is based. For more information, see www.careljansen.nl.

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Prof. dr. Leon de Stadler is a professor emeritus specialized in Document Design. He was the director of the Language Centre of Stellenbosch University, and he also worked as visiting professor at the universities of Nijmegen and Groningen. Currently he runs his own consultancy. For more information, see www.leondestadler.com.


Aline Douma is a PhD student in the Department of English Language and Culture at the University of Groningen. Prior to starting her PhD, she completed a double major in Communication and Information Studies and English Language and Culture, and obtained a Research Master’s degree in Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies.