About the editors

Francine O'Sullivan

Business & Management, Entrepreneurship

Francine is publisher for the business and management list. She commissions books outside The Americas as well as overseeing the growth of the list. She joined Edward Elgar as a fresh faced assistant editor last...

Luke Adams

Law (Academic & Professional)

Luke joined Elgar in 2000 as a commissioning editor, having spent the formative early part of his publishing career as an academic sales rep at Pearson Education. He began developing the Elgar law programme in...

Stephen Gutierrez

Law (Academic)

Stephen holds an MA in History from King's College, London and an MA in Publishing from Oxford Brookes University. He has worked in academic and educational publishing in an editorial capacity in both the UK...

Ben Booth

Public Law, European Law, International Law

Ben has worked in publishing for over 15 years and is part of the commissioning team for Elgar’s growing law list. He takes responsibility for the broad areas of public law, European law and international...

Catherine Elgar

International Development, Social Policy, sociology

Catherine has worked at EEP for many years as Senior Commissioning Editor for Social Policy, Sociology and Development Studies, overseeing books in all related areas including: welfare, ageing, education, gender and family policy, labour policy,...

Matt Pitman

Economics, Innovation, Urban & Regional Studies, Geography

Matt has been involved in academic publishing for 13 years and during that have time has seen numerous changes in the way the industry has developed. He is now primarily involved in commissioning in economics,...

Alan Sturmer

Economics, Business & Management, Innovation, Geography, Urban & Regional Studies, Transport

Alan is Executive Editor with responsibility for commissioning for the business and management and economics lists in our US office as well as administering the day-to-day operations of the editorial team there. Before coming to...

Katy Crossan

Geography, Planning, Tourism, Urban & Regional Studies, Heritage Studies

Katy has worked in academic publishing for 10 years and joined EEP in 2015 as part of the editorial team for Elgar’s growing Geography list. She commissions in areas including social and cultural geography, environmental...

Caroline Kracunas

Political Science, Social Policy, Politics & Public Policy

Caroline is responsible for commissioning in the areas of public and social policy, international studies and political science. She is also developing the Elgar Guides to Teaching series, working with Commissioning Editors across all subject...

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