Assistant Director, Digital Publishing and Operations Director, University of Minnesota Press
Susan Doerr is Assistant Director, Digital Publishing and Operations Director at the University of Minnesota Press. Before joining Minnesota, Susan was marketing director for a book publishing distributor, where she worked with independent and literary publishers on their trade and library marketing efforts. Susan recently completed a three-year term as treasurer on the board of directors of the Association of University Presses (AUP). With a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Susan is leading the team at Minnesota in collaboration with the GC Digital Scholarship Lab at CUNY and the digital development agency, Cast Iron Coding, to build Manifold Scholarship (manifold.umn.edu), a free, open-source publishing platform designed for scholarly content.