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Vanderbilt UP Editorial Committee

The Vanderbilt University Press Editorial Committee includes twelve members of the university faculty and one external member. Each member is appointed by the Provost for a three-year term. The Editorial Committee reviews and approves book proposals, contributes to editorial and acquisition policies, and offers guidance and support.

2019–2020 Committee Members

  • Tracy Sharpley-Whiting, Chair, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt distinguished professor of humanities
  • Erin Barton, associate professor of special education
  • Jeffrey Bennett, associate professor of communication studies
  • André Christie-Mizell, professor of sociology
  • T.S. Harvey, associate professor of anthropology
  • Wallace Joiner, managing editor of Frist Art Museum
  • Lorraine Lopez, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt professor of English
  • Herbert Marbury, associate professor of Hebrew Bible
  • Tiffany Patterson, associate professor of African American and Diaspora studies
  • Suzanna Sherry, Herman O. Loewenstein professor of law
  • Laura Stark, associate professor of medicine, health, & society
  • Cecelia Tichi, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt professor of English
  • Edward Wright-Rios, Mellon Foundation professor in the humanities