Faculty List

Outside affiliations are listed only for the purpose of identification and do not imply endorsement by the US government or other outside employer.


Arnold Grossblatt, Ph.D. and M.S., Psychology, University of New Hampshire; M.S. and B.S., Computer Science, University of Illinois. Associate Professor and Director, Graduate Programs in Publishing, George Washington University.


Philippa Jane Benson, Ph.D. and M.A., Carnegie Mellon; B.A., Oberlin College. Principal and Owner, PJB Consulting.

Jessica Bowdoin, M.S.L.I.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; B.A., College of William and Mary. Head of Interlibrary Loan, George Mason University.

Becky Brassington Clark, B.A., Converse College. Director of Marketing and Online Book Publishing, Johns Hopkins University Press. 

Mary Jo Slazak Courchesne, B.A., English, Canisius College. Manager, Subsidiary Rights, National Geographic Society.

Kathleen DeBoer, B.A., Economics, Harvard University; CUNY, Certificate in Publishing Procedures. Deputy Head and Sales/Marketing Manager, Washington Center, Public Affairs and Communications Directorate, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Robert Faherty, M.A., Philosophy, Catholic University of America; STL, Religious Studies, Gregorian University, Rome; B.A., English and Philosophy, Catholic University of America. Vice President/Director, Brookings Press, The Brookings Institution.

Barbara Meyers Ford, M.A., Science, Technology and Public Policy; B.A., Journalism and Science, George Washington University. President, Meyers Consulting Services.

Carter Glass, M.B.A., University of Dallas; B.S., Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University. Assistant Director, Electronic Publications Projects, American Geophysical Union.

Joanne Harap, B.A., Political Science, University of Rochester. President, Production Matters.

Judy C. Holoviak, B.A., English, Westminster College. Deputy Executive Director and Director of Publications (retired), American Geophysical Union.

Michael Jon Jensen, BA, English Indiana University. International publishing consultant.

Marjorie R. Jones, M.P.S. Publishing, George Washington University; BA, English, Washington College. Distance Ed Specialist, George Washington University.

Shauna Kelley, M.B.A. Bellevue University; B.A. Goucher College. Senior Marketing Manager, Wolters Kulwer Health.

Kristen King, M.P.S., Publishing, George Washington University; B.A., English, University of Mary Washington. Writer and E-learning Expert, Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.

Alphonse L. MacDonald, M.B.A., Johns Hopkins University; B.S., Agriculture, Fisheries Management, New Mexico State University. Director, Marketing and Technology, The National Academies.

Kevin Mayo, Ph.D., Computer Science, Human Factors and Human-Computer Interaction; M.S., Computer Science, Software Engineering, Metrics and Software Quality Assurance; B.S., Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Ann Merchant, B.A., Johns Hopkins University. Deputy Executive Director, Office of Communications, National Academies.

Kimberly Schmelzinger, Bachelor’s, Economics and Russian Languages and Literatures, Northwestern University; Master’s, Management, Economics and Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Consultant.

James R. Schneble, CPA, M.B.A., Finance, Ohio State University; B.S., Accounting, Wright State University. Vice President and Corporate Controller, The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.

Eric S. Slater, Esq., J.D., New York Law School; Master of Journalism, Louisiana State University; B.S., Mass Communications, Virginia Commonwealth University. Manager, Copyright, Permissions, and Licensing, American Chemical Society.

Dean Smith, B.A., English, University of Virginia; MFA, Columbia University. Johns Hopkins University Press.

Kathy Stein, M.B.A., George Washington University; B.A., Syracuse University. Director, Finance and Operations, American Psychiatric Publishing.

Ioan SuciuM.P.S. Journalism, Georgetown University; M.A.L.S., Georgetown University; B.S./M.S. Babes Bolyai University. Business Manager Georgetown University Press.

John Warren, B.A., UC Santa Barbara; MA, UC San Diego. Head, Mason Publishing Group/George Mason University Press.