Al Bertrand

Al Bertrand

Al Bertrand

Adjunct Professor, M.P.S. in Publishing, George Washington University


1925 Ballenger Avenue, Suite 250 Alexandria VA 22314

Al Bertrand (M.A., Princeton University), currently works as the director of Georgetown University Press and as an adjunct faculty member in GW's M.P.S. in publishing program. 

He has more than 20 years of experience in publishing as editor and senior manager, having developed new publishing programs in several fields and led an international expansion in commercial and not-for-profit academic publishing. 

Prior to joining Georgetown University Press as director, he served as editor-in-chief and associate director of Princeton University Press and UK editorial director for Social Science and Humanities books at Blackwell Publishing and John Wiley & Sons. 

  • Member, Oxford Brookes University Publishing Industry Advisory Board
  • Member, PSP Committee of Association of American Publishers
  • Invited talks at Beijing International Book Fair,  Society for Classical Studies, History of Science Society, City College of New York Graduate Center, Oxford Society of Young Publishers
  • Global Publishing
  • Editorial
  • Business of Publishing
  • History and Future of the Book
  • Global Publishing
  • Global Publishing

“On Being Einstein’s Publisher,” Lindau Nobel Laureate, October 2016 (Co-written with Peter Dougherty)

  • Master of Arts, Classics, Princeton University
  • Bachelor of Arts, History, University of Chicago