Communicating the Value of your Society Publishing Program - Speakers

Chair and Speakers

photo Seth DenboSeth Denbo is Director of Scholarly Communication and Digital Initiatives at the American Historical Association. He earned his PhD in History from the University of Warwick and taught in universities in the US and UK, before moving into roles creating infrastructure for digital humanities at King's College London and the University of Maryland. At the American Historical association he oversees the publication department and develops projects to help the association and its constituency navigate the changing landscapes of scholarly communication. 

photo Karin WulfKarin Wulf is a historian of early America, specifically gender, family, and political culture in 17th and 18th century British America and the Anglo-Atlantic world.  Executive Director of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture, a journal and books publisher (with partner UNC Press), as well as funder of pre-and postdoctoral research, and convener of scholarly and public events, she is also Professor of History at William & Mary, and the author or editor of award-winning scholarly books and essays.  She is completing a new book, Lineage: The Politics and Practice of Genealogy in Eighteenth-Century British America, and is an academic director of the international collaboration, the Georgian Papers Programme.

Wulf’s service includes co-founding Women Also Know History (, a media and curriculum tool for promoting the work of women historians.  Launched as a social media campaign in 2017, the website was launched in 2018 and now hosts profiles for over 3,300 women historians.  She is also a founder of the Neurodiversity Initiative at William & Mary.  Wulf is a board member for ORCID, and a Chef for the Scholarly Kitchen, the blog of the Society for Scholarly Publishing.  For the latter and elsewhere she has written about issues concerning scholarly communications in the humanities.  She serves on the Nominating Committee for the American Historical Association.

photo Erin Wiringi Erin Wiringi is a seasoned communications and marketing professional with extensive experience driving strategic growth and directing communications efforts across a range of publishing and media outlets. As the Director, Marketing Communications and Community Development at ACS Publications, Erin focuses on communicating the value of the organization’s publishing output to a global community of authors, reviewers, librarians, ACS members and the greater scientific research community. Since joining the American Chemical Society in 2013, she has conceptualized, built and delivered campaigns to reach and foster relationships with these critically important audiences. Prior to joining ACS, Erin managed digital marketing for the Brookings Institution Press, owned a New Zealand-based business focused on a strategic business-to-consumer advertising model, and managed key marketing and sponsorship campaigns for radio and newspaper. She received her Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University and her Master's Degree in Publishing from the George Washington University.

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