Marcel LaFlamme

Marcel LaFlamme is Open Research Manager at PLOS. He engages with research communities to understand their needs and assets in relation to scientific openness, and collaboratively develops solutions to increase adoption of open research practices.

Trained as a librarian and a cultural anthropologist, Marcel serves on the Publishing Futures Committee of the American Anthropological Association.

He is also the author of “Affiliation in Transition: Rethinking Society Membership with Early-Career Researchers in the Social Sciences” (, a report commissioned by the Association of Research Libraries.