About the S&P Editorial Board
Board members are unpaid (like the editor) and normally serve for a period of five years. Board members advise on refereeing, reviewing, and special issues and, if need be, resolve conflicting referee reports. They also, on occasion, help with long-term planning and promotion of Script & Print. The present incumbents are, in alphabetical order:
Des Cowley is the Acting Collection Services Manager, previously the Rare Printed Collections Manager, at the State Library of Victoria, with more than twenty years' experience working with the library's Rare Books Collection.
Wallace Kirsop is Director of Monash University's Centre for the Book and an Honorary Professor in the School of English, Communications and Performance Studies at Monash University. He is also a Principal Fellow in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Melbourne. See my post About Wallace Kirsop.
Brian McMullin is an honorary research associate in the Centre for the Book at Monash University and manager of its Ancora Press. He is also a former editor of the BSANZ Bulletin. See my post About Brian McMullin.
Simone Murray, 2005 winner of the SHARP DeLong Book Prize, is a Senior Lecturer in the Communications and Media Studies program at Monash University.
Richard Overell is the Rare Books Librarian at Monash University Library. From 1981 to 1988 he was a Librarian in the La Trobe section of the State Library of Victoria.
James Raven, Professor of Modern History at the University of Essex, one-time Munby Fellow in Bibliography, founding director of SHARP and Director of the Cambridge Project for the Book Trust.
Sydney Shep is Senior Lecturer in Print and Book Culture and The Printer at Wai-te-ata Press, Victoria University of Wellington, Editor of SHARP News; she was former President of the Book Arts Society of New Zealand, and editor of the BSANZ Bulletin (during its 2004–5 transition to Script & Print).
Peter Shillingsburg, director of The Centre for Textual Scholarship at De Monfort University, Leicester is General and Textual Editor of The Works of W. M. Thackeray and Associate Editor of The Oxford Companion to the Book (Forthcoming, 2008). Peter was also one-time Visiting Professor at the Australian Defence Force Academy, University of NSW, Canberra. Peter has his own site here.
G. Thomas Tanselle, formerly vice-president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and adjunct professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University, past president of the Bibliographical Society of America, the Grolier Club, and the Society for Textual Scholarship, is President of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia. He has written and lectured widely on the theory and practice of analytical bibliography and textual criticism.
David Vander Meulen, Professor of English at the University of Virginia, Vice President of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia and editor of Studies in Bibliography, has published widely on descriptive and analytical bibliography.
Elizabeth Webby recently retired as Professor of Australian Literature and Chair of Australian Literature at the University of Sydney. She is a member of the editorial board of the Academy Editions of Australian Literature project and co-edited the Academy Edition of Rolf Boldrewood’s Robbery Under Arms (2006).