an initiative at Virginia Tech
2016 NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers
Veterans in Society:
Ambiguities & Representations
10-29 July 2016
Blacksburg, VA, and Washington, DC
is Director of Publishing Strategy for the University Libraries at Virginia Tech. After a decade as editor in chief of Cornell University Press, Potter joined the libraries in January 2016. A Virginia Tech, he tracks and assesses current publishing practices and challenges of Virginia Tech faculty. He works with faculty to evaluate their needs, using this information to expand current publishing initiatives and develop future university publishing services based in the University Libraries. Over nearly 30 years in university press publishing, he has been a leader in efforts to integrate new technologies into scholarly publishing practices, specifically working to leverage the complementary strengths of a university press and a university library to elevate faculty research.
Potter received his bachelor's degree in history from Virginia Tech and his master's degree in history from the University of Virginia. He also attended the Howard University Press Book Publishing Institute in Washington, D.C.
The Veterans in Society: Ambiguities and Representations 2016 summer institute for college faculty is a project of
Virginia Tech's Center for the Study of Rhetoric in Society and the University Libraries.
The 2016 Veterans in Society summer institute has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this the institute or this website, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities nor Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
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