Peter J. Dougherty

Peter J. Dougherty received his initial experience as an economics editor at McGraw Hill, and in 1985 became Basil Blackwell’s first American editorial director. He went on to do trade publishing at The Free Press until 1992, when he joined Princeton University Press, where he is now Publisher and Senior Economics Editor. Dougherty’s list of published authors includes some of the world’s most distinguished social scientists, among them over a half dozen Nobel prize-winners. He writes and lectures about social science publishing and about economic culture. His articles have appeared in the Financial Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The American Economic Review, The Journal of Scholarly Publishing, The American Sociologist, and elsewhere.

Papers Published in World Economics:

     Speaking in Tongues