Promotions and new hires at Stanford University Press
Alan Harvey was named Director of Stanford University Press. Harvey, who arrived at the Press in 2002, has been a frequent speaker to academics and librarians on the 21st-century publishing landscape. For four years, he was chair of the electronic publishing committee of the Association of American University Presses. Harvey came to the Press after 14 years at Cambridge University Press, for which he founded and managed the West Coast office. He was also responsible for the editorial management of its North American science program.
Former Director Geoffrey Burn will continue to support Harvey as Deputy Director for the next 12 months. He will also continue as Executive Editor for the Stanford Security Studies series of publications, which he founded and plans to expand, and for SUP's International Relations and Politics lists.
Kate Wahl was named Publishing Director, Editor-in-Chief. She started at the Press in 2001, and was most recently Executive Editor. She will continue to acquire books in Sociology and Middle East Studies.
Emily-Jane Cohen, who has been with the Press since 2006, has been promoted to Senior Editor, Literature, Philosophy and Religion. She was a French-trained professional chef and pastry chef after college and, after getting a PhD in literature, taught in the Stanford Humanities program as well at colleges, high, junior high and elementary schools in the Bay Area.
Margo Beth Fleming, who has also been with the press since 2006, has been promoted to Senior Editor, Economics and Organizational Studies. Prior to 2006 she was Associate Editor, Research Methods and Evaluations at SAGE Publications, Inc.
Michelle Lipinski was named Acquisitions Editor in Anthropology, Asian Studies and Law. Previously Michelle was with Oxford University Press, where she has worked for the past five years. She was an associate editor in their law division, acquiring titles in jurisprudence, legal biography, and neuroscience and law.