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Yale University Press

In December 2002 "The Board of Governors of the Yale University Press appointed as its new director John Donatich, currently Vice President and Publisher of Basic Books. Donatich will succeed John Ryden, who retires as director of the University Press after 23 years of service. He will assume his duties on January 13, 2003, reporting to President Richard C. Levin.

As Publisher and Vice President of Basic Books during the last six years, Donatich has been responsible for the publication of over one hundred nonfiction and scholarly books annually." [1]

Committee on Publications (2006/07)

Accessed November 2008: [2]

  • David Bromwich - Chair, Sterling Professor of English
  • Akhil Reed Amar, Southmayd Professor of Law and Political Science
  • Derek Briggs, Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Geology and Geophysics, Director of the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies, and Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology at the Peabody Museum
  • Amy Chua, John M. Duff Jr. Professor of Law
  • Carlos M. N. Eire, T. Lawrason Riggs Professor of History and Religious Studies, and Chair and Director of Graduate Studies of the Program of Renaissance Studies
  • Daniel J. Kevles, Stanley Woodward Professor of History, Professor of History of Medicine, and Professor of Law (Adjunct)
  • Douglas W. Rae, Richard S. Ely Professor of Management and Professor of Political Science
  • Oswald J. Schmitz, Oastler Professor of Population and Community Ecology, and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
  • James C. Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science, Director of the Agrarian Studies Program, and Professor of Anthropology
  • Richard S. Schottenfeld, Professor of Psychiatry and Master of Davenport College
  • Frank M. Turner, John Hay Whitney Professor of History, Director of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and Associate University Librarian

Board of Governors (2006/07)

Accessed November 2008: [3]


Web: http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks

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  1. Donatich Appointed Director of Yale University Press, Ascribe Higher Education News Service, accessed November 24, 2008.
  2. 2006/07 Annual Report, Yale University Press, accessed November 24, 2008.
  3. 2006/07 Annual Report, Yale University Press, accessed November 24, 2008.