Frontiers, the 3rd most-cited research publisher, has announced the appointment of Dr. Julia Kostova as director of publishing development to lead the editorial strategy for the U.S. market with the mission to accelerate the transition to open access.
With more than 15 years’ experience, Dr. Kostova is a seasoned professional in the scholarly publishing industry. She was VP for scholarly communications at Outsell Inc, the consulting and market research firm. Prior to that, she served as executive editor at Wiley’s Global Research division, where she managed a portfolio of journals published on behalf of leading scholarly societies in the life sciences. Wiley’s tenure was preceded by serving as senior acquisitions editor at Oxford University Press, where Dr. Kostova oversaw the Press’s digital and scholarly reference publishing program in the humanities and social sciences.
Serving as the chair of the Generations Fund Committee and as a member of the Finance Committee at the Society for Scholarly Publishing, Dr. Kostova is dedicated to promoting and advancing best practices in the scholarly community. Having held a fellowship at Women in Power at 92Y in New York City, she is a strong advocate of cultivating and mentoring women executives and leaders.Click here to read the original press release.