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Careers in Publishing for Humanities and Social Sciences

Thursday, February 23, 2017
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Humanists and social scientists who enjoy reading and research can leverage their skills and interests in publishing. Our panelists will discuss the different roles available in the publishing industry, identify ways to gain experience and entry into the field, and share career advancement opportunities. Our panelists include alumni of The Graduate School as well as managers who have hired Graduate School alumni.


  • Jocelyn Dawson, MA, Journals Marketing Manager, Duke University Press
  • Heather Mallory, PhD, freelance writer and editor
  • Mark Simpson-Vos, MA, Editorial Director, University of North Carolina Press
  • Max Sinsheimer, Founder, Sinsheimer Literary, LLC

This event is part of the 2016-17 Careers Beyond Academia Series, co-sponsored by The Graduate School's Professional Development Series, the Duke Career Center, and the Office of Postdoctoral Services. Questions about this event? Contact The Graduate School's professional development team at

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Perkins Library, Room 218
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Event Category

  • Professional Development