Editor in Chief
in Washington, D.C., where for four years she served as managing editor, responsible for editorial production of the 154-year-old magazine. At
, she managed a staﬀ of more than 25 editors, writers, art directors, and interns. She also edited a variety of stories. She developed
Fiction-for-Kindle program with Amazon, working with such authors as Christopher Buckley, Joyce Carol Oates, and Paul Teroux. In 2009 she won the Atlantic Media Company 2009 Chairman’s Award, for editing excellence. Before
, Maria spent two years at the U.S. Department of the Interior as a program analyst working on Indian Aﬀairs issues. After graduating from University of California, Santa Cruz with a BA in Comparative Literature in 1991, she began a career in magazine journalism with
, the AAA magazine in San Francisco. She was managing editor before leaving to do contract work as a freelance writer, editor, and consultant for, among others,
GEANE DE LIMA
is the executive director of the Miller-McCune Center for Research, Media and Public Policy, and president of
. She has more than 15 years of experience in marketing and advertising with academic journals, societies, and consumer publications. She has worked closely with the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, the American Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology, Sociologists for Women in Society, the Society for Public Health Education, the Association of Black Psychologists, and the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy.
SARA MILLER MCCUNE,
founder, executive chairman and publisher of
, is the publisher and chair of SAGE Publications, Inc. (the Newbury Park, Calif. based book and journal publishing house), as well as president of the McCune Foundation, based in Montecito, Calif. In 1965, she founded SAGE Publications in New York City, and moved the company to California in mid-1966, serving as its president for 18 years, prior to becoming SAGE’s chairman in 1984. SAGE Publications is one of the leading academic and educational publishers in the world with oﬃces in California, London, India, and Singapore.