New Hires, Roles at Association of University Presses

New York, NY, and Washington, DC—The Association of University Presses is pleased to announce the following hires and promotion in its Central Office staff:

McKenzi Thi Murphy has joined AUPresses in the new role of Membership Coordinator. Murphy will provide administrative support for membership processes and records, including support for the Board of Directors and committee structure, as well expanding the Association’s UP Commons community management. A graduate of Stony Brook University, she holds a Masters of Publishing from New York University and has held editorial internships with Kirkus Reviews and the Penguin Classics division of Penguin Random House.

Trevor Nau has joined AUPresses as Administrative Coordinator. He will support financial operations as well as webinar and Annual Meeting administration, and member projects such as the annual Book, Jacket, and Journal Show and the University Press Books for Public and Secondary School Libraries bibliography. A graduate of the University of Oregon, he holds a Masters in Medieval Studies from Fordham University and has served as an editorial assistant at Renaissance Quarterly.

In addition, Alexis Fagan has been promoted to Events Manager. The Association’s Virtual Events Coordinator since spring 2022, she will continue to facilitate the development and delivery of AUPresses webinars, hangouts, and virtual and in-person Annual Meetings. Previously, she served as program coordinator for events at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

“It’s a pleasure to welcome McKenzi and Trevor to our team, and also to congratulate Alexis on her career advancement,” said Executive Director Peter Berkery. “Together, we look forward to continuing to serve our member presses and supporting the advancement of mission-driven scholarly publishing.”

All staff can be reached using the following email address formula: [first initial][last name], or find additional contact details here.

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