AI & Academic Publishing: Dr. Amy Brand, Director, The MIT Press

In this episode, Dr. Amy Brand, Director & Publisher of The MIT Press discusses how  A.I. is impacting the world of academic publishing. With cohost Stephen Morgan, U.S. Managing Director at Squiz host Joe Sallustio, Senior Vice President-Global, Lindenwood University, she also talks about how The MIT Press selects works to be published.

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Dr. Amy Brand is director of the MIT Press, one of the largest university presses in the world, and an important figure in open access publishing.

The MIT Press is well known for its publications in emerging fields of scholarship and its pioneering use of technology. Brand’s career spans a wide array of experiences in academia and scholarly communications.

She received her doctorate in cognitive science from MIT and has held a number of positions in scholarly communications, publishing, and open information access at MIT, Digital Science, and Harvard before returning to the press in 2015 to serve as director.

She is an associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, and serves on the boards of Crossref, Duraspace, Altmetric, and Board on Research Data and Information of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine.

Dr. Brand is currently working on her first documentary film, on women in science.

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