Open Book Publishers was founded in 2008 by a small group of academics at the University of Cambridge. Since then, we have grown into an international network of scholars who believe that it is time for academic publishing to become fairer, faster and more accessible. We are a registered Social Enterprise and Community Interest Company (CIC).
Dr. Alessandra Tosi is a co-founder and the Managing Director of Open Book Publishers. Alessandra is a specialist in nineteenth-century Russian fiction, reception and gender studies. A past Wingate Fellow and MHRA Research Fellow and a visiting fellow at Harvard University, Alessandra has held academic positions at Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge and at the University of Exeter. She is presently Life Fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge. Email a.tosi[at]openbookpublishers.com
William St. Clair is the Chairman of the Board of Directors. William is a Fellow of the British Academy and has held positions at All Souls, Oxford and Trinity College, Cambridge. He is presently a Senior Research Fellow at both the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London and the Centre for History and Economics, Cambridge and Harvard. His publications include historical studies of literary dissemination. Webpage Email
Dr. Rupert Gatti is a co-founder and the third Director of Open Book Publishers. He is a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, where he is a Director of Studies in Economics. His academic work includes microeconomic analysis of competition in online markets. Webpage Email
Kevin R. Brine (NYU Arts and Science Board of Overseers)
Prof. William Brown (Master of Darwin College, University of Cambridge)
Prof. Anthony Cross (FBA, University of Cambridge)
Dr. Kathleen Fitzpatrick (Director of Scholarly Communication, Modern Language Association)
Dr. Anthony Mandal (Cardiff University)
Prof. Clive Scott (FBA, University of East Anglia)
Dr. Elinor Shaffer (FBA, University of London)
Prof. Clifford Siskin (New York University)Geoff Stead (Senior Director, Mobile Learning at Qualcomm)
Dr. Mark Turin (University of Cambridge and Yale University)
Prof. William M. Todd III (Harvard College Professor of Russian Literature and Comparative Literature)
Leif Denby is a doctoral research student at the Laboratory for Scientific Computing, University of Cambridge. His research focuses on computational fluid dynamics. Webpage Email
Corin Throsby is a writer and researcher specializing in Romantic literature and the history of celebrity culture. Webpage Email
Bérénice Guyot-Réchard is completing her PhD in History at the University of Cambridge, where she specialises in contemporary South Asia. Email
Catherine Heygate is completing her PhD in History at the University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on the Mediterranean in the eleventh and twelfth centuries.
Katie Simkins is studying towards her Masters in Global and Imperial History at the University of Oxford.
Heidi Carlson is completing an MPhil in Early Modern History at the University of Cambridge specializing in English/Irish history.
Hatice Havva Yazici is a Masters student in Digital Humanities at King's College London.