UK editorial team

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Harry Fabian

Political Science

Harry has worked at EEP for over 5 years, beginning in the Production department before moving on to various editorial roles. Working in partnership with Alex Pettifer, he is responsible for commissioning across the following...

Stephen Harries

Elgar Advanced Introductions

Stephen is responsible for developing the Elgar Advanced Introductions series, working with Commissioning Editors across all subject areas.

Tony Hawitt

Law (Professional)

Tony joined Elgar in 2017 as Professional Law Publisher with a wealth of experience, having previously spent 17 years at Jordans and before that 6 years at Sweet and Maxwell.

Laura Mann

Law (Handbooks)

Laura has been with the company since 2008 and is Senior Commissioning Editor responsible for heading up and driving forward Elgar's renowned Research Handbook programme in Law. Laura is always happy to discuss new Research...

Daniel Mather

Social Science (Handbooks), Social Science (Original Reference)

Daniel is Commissioning Editor for our renowned Research Handbooks and Original Reference across the social sciences, working with Series Editors and the Commissioning 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...

Ellen Pearce

Marketing, Operations Management

Alex Pettifer

Politics & Public Policy, Environment, Transport, Asian Studies

Alex joined EEP in 2008, originally as a Commissioning Editor, before being promoted to Editorial Director in 2010. As well as his managerial responsibilities, Alex retains a commissioning role, principally in the area of political...

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,...

Stephanie Tytherleigh

Law (Academic)

Stephanie is a Commissioning Editor for our Law list, taking responsibility for new legal Commentaries, as well as the broad areas of Private International Law, Law and Society, Health Law, Family Law, Regulation and Criminal...

US editorial team

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...

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...

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...

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