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May 14, 2014

New ARQOL section editors appointed

Dear Colleagues,

In collaboration with the journal’s Editorial Policy Board and Daniel Shek, our incoming Editor-in-Chief, I am pleased to announce the appointments of two persons as section editors for Applied Research in Quality of Life:

  • Graciela Tonon, Argentina, will begin her second 3-year term as Book Review Editor on July 1, 2014 (E-mail: gracielatonon@hotmail.com). Many of you already have worked with Graciela in preparing reviews for the journal and I’m sure you will be delighted that she is continuing in this capacity. The following is Graciela’s Biosketch:

Doctorate in Political Science (USAL), Argentina. Post-doctoral studies - CIMESS (University of Florence), Italy. Masters in Political Science (IDAES-UNSAM). Bachelors in Social Services. Director of UNI-COM (University-Community Relations) at the School of Social Sciences at the National University of Lomas de Zamora. She is a full-time professor at graduate and undergraduate levels, and a research professor in the School of Social Sciences at the National University of Lomas de Zamora, and at the School of Social Sciences at the University of Palermo. She is professor at the National University of La Matanza, Information Officer in Human Development and Capability Association. Vice-president of external affairs at International Society for Quality of Life Studies. Director and reviewer of research papers and doctoral theses at various universities in several countries throughout Latin America. CONEAU (National Commission for University Evaluation and Accreditation) peer reviewer for the Ministry of Education, Argentina. She has written books, book chapters, and scientific articles in Spanish and English on areas of interest, including: quality of life, research methodology, youth, and social work.


  •  Adrian J. Tomyn, Australia, will serve an initial three-year term as editor of the “Pioneers in Quality of Life Theory and Research” section.

Adrian is a lecturer with RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. A former student of Robert Cummins, Adrian has a very rich background in all areas of subjective quality of life/wellbeing research (E-mail: adrian.tomyn@gmail.com). Details concerning Adrian’s scholarly background and rich publication history are available at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/staff/adrian-tomyn



Richard J. Estes

Professor and ARQOL Editor-in-Chief

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