Peopleware: Content Industry Staffing News for the Week of September 19, 2011

Oct 05, 2011


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Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and provider of copyright licensing solutions, is pleased to announce the election of Megan Marshall and Edward Tenner to its Board of Directors.

Marshall is an American writer and scholar, best known as the author of The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism, which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in biography, and winner of the Francis Parkman Prize, the Mark Lynton History Prize and the Massachusetts Book Award for nonfiction. Her latest book, The Passion of Margaret Fuller: A Biographical Romance is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.  Marshall's works have been published in The New Yorker, Slate, The Atlantic, New York Times Book Review, London Review of Books and elsewhere. She teaches narrative nonfiction writing and the art of archival research in the MFA program at Emerson College.  Her work has been supported by fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

Tenner is an independent writer and speaker on technology and culture. His book Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences has been an international bestseller. Tenner's most recent book is Our Own Devices: How Technology Remakes Humanity, a New York Times Notable Book. He is a visiting scholar at the Center for Mobile Communication Studies at Rutgers University and a senior research associate of the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation. He is also affiliated with the Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies of the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University. Tenner received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1991 and was appointed a visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study.  He has contributed essays and reviews to many of the leading newspapers and magazines of the U.S. and the U.K., including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, London Review of Books, The Chronicle of Higher Education, U.S. News, the Wilson Quarterly, Technology Review, Raritan Quarterly Review, American Heritage of Invention and Technology, Metropolis and the Industry Standard.  Tenner spoke at TED 2011 and other major conferences and is a blogger for The Atlantic.

Credo Reference, the award-winning online reference service, is pleased to announce the addition of Deborah Harman in the United Kingdom and John Shawler in the United States. The twin hires support the company's growth trend that has seen the size of the company's staff double in the past twelve months.