Gianna Mosser is the Next Leader of the Vanderbilt University Press

Gianna Francesca Mosser has been named director of the Vanderbilt University Press in Nashville, Tennessee. She was editor-in-chief of the Northwestern University Press in Illinois.

Mosser joined Northwestern University Press in 2009 as journal managing editor and project editor. She later worked in acquisitions as an assistant editor and acquisitions editor before being named editor-in-chief in 2016. Her first position in scholarly publishing was at the American Sociological Association where she served as journal managing editor for Social Psychology Quarterly.

“The staff is eager and ready to develop a strategic plan that takes cues from the university faculty and draws on campus research strengths,” said Mosser. “I am excited to expand the offerings of Vanderbilt University Press, and make our work more visible to communities of readers worldwide.”

Mosser is a graduate of the University of Miami. She holds a master’s degree in humanities from the University of Chicago.

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