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Careers in Publishing for Humanities and Social Sciences Ph.D.s (Online)

Monday, October 19, 2015 to Friday, October 23, 2015

Versatile PhD hosts a free web-based asynchronous panel discussion. All panelists are from social sciences and humanities fields, including:

- A humanities Ph.D. who has served in several roles at an academic digital press and is currently its director of strategic initiatives
- A historian who is now editorial director at a major academic press, and formerly the executive director of a small scholarly press
- A political scientist who is manager of content at a digital service and app distributing global newspaper content, and formerly digital content strategist at an educational publisher
- A philosopher who is currently senior acquisitions editor at an academic press, and formerly associate editor at an independent trade/academic publishing house

You can interact with panelists throughout the week on the site, or follow the discussion via email. All questions welcome, from the most general to the very specific. For more information, please consult the Versatile PhD event page. Get started at our VPhD access portal, and find the discussion in the Humanities/Social Science forum.

Duke's subscription to The Versatile PhD is sponsored by The Graduate School. Registration at Versatile PhD is free and can be anonymous; use your Duke NetID upon registration to access subscriber-only content such as the CareerFinder. This event is part of The Graduate School's Professional Development Series.

Event Category

  • Professional Development