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Publishing Experts to Faculty: Rewrite Those Dissertations

29th March 2010

(Left to right: William Germano, Ph.D., Fredric Nachbaur (moderator), Niko Pfund, Emily Loose and Alan Most) Photo by Kathleen Sweeney

A panel of university publishing experts said that most academic dissertations are a long way from being considered publishable by book publishing industry standards.

Speaking on March 24 at “The Changing Landscape of Scholarly Publishing: Best Practices for Getting Your Book Published,” four panelists
made explicit recommendations geared to help young faculty members and doctoral candidates navigate the shifting world of academic publishing.

The panel was sponsored by Fordham University Press, and moderated by its director, Fredric Nachbaur. To read more