Barbara Kline Pope Named the Next Director of the Johns Hopkins University Press

Barbara Kline Pope has been named director of the Johns Hopkins University Press. She is expected to assume her new duties at the end of September.

The Johns Hopkins University Press, established in 1878, fields the largest journal publishing operation of any university press in the United States with more than 85 journals in a wide range of disciplines. The press also publishes about 150 new books each year.

Since 1997, Pope has served as executive director of the National Academies Press. She joined the organization in 1983 as an assistant marketing director. Pope is the past president of the Association of American University Presses.

In accepting the position, Pope stated that “I decided I’d really like to have the experience of running a large university press and bring to it my own knowledge of science publishing and also learn new aspects of the business from others in the field.”

Pope is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and holds a master’s degree from the University of Maryland.


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