Sustaining diversity and independence in scholarly publishing.

Two years ago, I embarked on the writing of my very first book. Coming from a field of expertise that values peer-reviewed scientific publications more than books, I did not think it was in the cards to consider authoring a book about my discipline...
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In the spring of 2017, I had an opportunity to learn about Technology Square (Tech Square) in Midtown, Atlanta. I spent a year as part of a fellowship at Georgia Institute of Technology in the Office of the Provost. Tech Square was a university...
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Each June, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is celebrated to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Uprising and the contributions and culture of the LGBTQIA+ community. JHU Press is proud to publish cutting edge scholarly...
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The late William “Bill” Porter, one of the editors of Wildlife Management and Landscapes ( WML ), was a fan of making up adages to lighten the mood in complex ecological discussions with his students. One of my favorites was, “Ecology isn’t rocket...
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It took one day to make a four year writing journey worthwhile. When Anna and I began on Searching for Health four years ago, we thought that it was a good idea, but more than once we had to convince ourselves that people would find the effort...
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He collected. They paid. She sued. Works of history routinely contain phrases like these. When I began studying women’s legal activities in eighteenth-century New England, I too wrote sentences with these sorts of verbs—active, yet simultaneously...
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