Sustaining diversity and independence in scholarly publishing.

In 2014 Johns Hopkins Press editor Vince Burke suggested to me an intriguing idea for a unique book on the history of American mathematics. He proposed that I scan the history of the nation, and for each decade find an event of mathematical...

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Photography is my passion and I enjoy the process of bringing stories to life. With each facial expression, setting, or environment in the picture, there is a personal or communal untold story to be shared. The pictures in ...

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Golden Rice was unusual both in its origin and gestation. I had written an earlier book (Regenesis, 2012) with the Harvard molecular biologist George Church, who...

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Conquer the Clutter: Strategies to Identify, Manage, and Overcome Hoarding has been designed for those suffering from hoarding disorder, their loved ones, and other...

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Why did you write Brides, Mourners, Bacchae: Women’s Rituals in Roman Literature?

Although I had researched women’s roles in literature...

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I wrote Before Queer Theory: Victorian Aestheticism and the Self to account for an experience that I think is fairly common, but which has not often been described in...

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