Janice Audet

Executive Editor for Science

Acquisitions Editors: Janice Audet | James Brandt | Joy de Menil | Andrew Kinney | Ian Malcolm | Kathleen McDermott | Sharmila Sen | Lindsay Waters

Janice Audet, Executive Editor for Science

startquoteBuilding on the Press’s distinguished tradition of leading authors and groundbreaking books, I pursue manuscripts that are distinctive, provide insight to critical questions, uncover new connections, and, ultimately, offer a new understanding of our world. Whether for a trade or scholarly offering, I work closely with authors to develop and refine manuscripts towards long-lasting impact in the scientific and publishing community. I welcome proposals across a wide variety of topics in the biological sciences, natural sciences, history and philosophy of science, public health, and medicine.

Recent publications include More than Medicine: The Broken Promise of American Health, by Robert M. Kaplan; Outbreak Culture: The Ebola Crisis and the Next Epidemic, by Pardis Sabeti and Lara Salahi; Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking, by Cecilia Heyes; First in Fly: Drosophila Research and Biological Discovery, by Stephanie Elizabeth Mohr; Superbugs: An Arms Race against Bacteria, by William Hall, Anthony McDonnell, and Jim O’Neill; and Life at the Edge of Sight: A Photographic Exploration of the Microbial World, by Scott Chimileski and Roberto Kolter.endquote

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