Project MUSE Advisory Board

The Project MUSE Advisory Board provides representation for the diverse communities that are served by Project MUSE: independent and not-for-profit publishers, academic librarians, and scholars working in the humanities and social sciences.  The Board helps Project MUSE sharpen its mandate by identifying and serving the common interests of these communities. 

Board Membership


  • Patrick Alexander, Director, Penn State University Press [2017]
  • Neil Fraistat, Director of Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities and Professor of English at University of Maryland [2017]
  • Earl Griffith, Assistant Director, Collections & Scholarly Resources, Denison University [2018]
  • Kevin Hawkins, Assistant Dean for Scholarly Communication, University of North Texas Libraries  [2018]
  • Mahinder Kingra, Director of Marketing, Cornell University Press [2018]
  • Mary Murrell, Center for the Humanities & Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison [2017]
  • Susan Skomal, President and CEO, BioOne [2017]
  • John Sherer, Director, University of North Carolina Press [2018]
  • Charles Watkinson, AUL for Publishing, University of Michigan Library and Director of the University of Michigan Press [2017]

Ex officio members

  • Wendy Queen, Director, Project MUSE
  • Greg Britton, Editorial Director, Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Erik Smist, Interim Director, Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Bill Breichner, Journals Publisher, Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Elizabeth Mengel, Associate Director, Collections & Academic Services, Sheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins University