New director for Harvard University Press

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 12:32 in Mathematics & Economics

Harvard University Provost Alan Garber today announced the appointment of George Andreou as director of the Harvard University Press, beginning in September. Andreou, currently vice president and senior editor at Alfred A. Knopf, succeeds William P. Sisler, who served at the helm of the press from 1990 until his recent retirement. “We are delighted that George Andreou will direct the Harvard University Press,” said Garber. “The press is a leader in the world of academic publishing, and Andreou’s outstanding record in trade publishing, broad understanding of the industry, and previous work with many distinguished authors made him a clear choice to steer this treasured institution into the future.” A seasoned trade editor, Andreou has published a broad range of fiction and nonfiction, including works by Nobel laureates V.S. Naipaul, Orhan Pamuk, and James D. Watson; U.S. Associate Supreme Court Justices Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor; and Pulitzer Prize-winning poets John Ashbery and...

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