Paula Barker Duffy

Former Director at University of Chicago Press

Paula Barker Duffy

Paula Barker Duffy

Former Director at University of Chicago Press

Biography

Paula Barker Duffy is the former Director of the University of Chicago Press, the nation's largest university press.

Paula Barker Duffy is the former Director of the University of Chicago Press, the nation's largest university press. She previously served as publisher of the Free Press, best known for its books in the social sciences and public affairs, and as vice president of its parent company, Simon and Schuster, New York. Ms. Duffy currently serves on the boards of the Great Books Foundation and Valid Sources, Inc., and advises the Cultural Policy Center at the University of Chicago. She holds a B.A. in French Literature from Smith College and an M.B.A. from Harvard University. (Term expires January 26, 2016.)

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Chancellor at San Diego Community College District (California)

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Professor of History Emeritus at Boston University

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Vradenburg Director & Chief Executive Officer at The Phillips Collection

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Professor, History at University of Iowa

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Edward G. Hamilton Distinguished Professor in Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Former Director at The Great Books Foundation

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Former Director at The Great Books Foundation

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Co-Founder at Conlon & Dunn Public Strategies

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Former Capital Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP

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Former Director at The Great Books Foundation

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Former Director at University of Chicago Press
Education
M.B.A.

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

B.A. in French Literature

Since its founding in 1871, Smith College has provided women of high ability and promise an education of uncompromising quality. A world-class faculty of scholars are fully engaged with their students' intellectual development, and an open curriculum encourages each student to explore many fields of knowledge. Mentors for scholarship, leadership and service, across all spectrums of endeavor, allow Smith students to observe different models of achievement, then set their own course with conviction.

Career History
Director
2000 - 2007
Publisher
Prior

FREE PRESS IS A NATIONAL, NONPARTISAN ORGANIZATION WORKING TO REFORM THE MEDIA. FREE PRESS CONDUCTS RESEARCH ON HOW THE CURRENT MEDIA SYSTEM INFLUENCES THE DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC POLICY AND EDUCATES THE PUBLIC AND POLICY-MAKERS ON HOW A MORE DIVERSE AND PUBLIC SERVICE-ORIENTED MEDIA SYSTEM CAN STRENGTHEN AMERICAN DEMOCRACY. FREE PRESS PROMOTES DIVERSE AND INDEPENDENT MEDIA OWNERSHIP, STRONG PUBLIC MEDIA AND UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO COMMUNICATIONS.

Vice President
Prior

Simon & Schuster, Inc., Publishes fiction and nonfiction books. The company was founded in 1924 by Richard L. Simon and M. Lincoln Schuster and it is headquartered in New York, NY.

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$200 - $999
2017

THE MISSION OF THE GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION IS TO ADVANCE THE CRITICAL, REFLECTIVE THINKING, AND SOCIAL AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT OF READERS OF ALL AGES THROUGH SHARED INQUIRY DISCUSSION OF WORKS AND IDEAS OF ENDURING VALUE.

$200 - $999
2016

THE MISSION OF THE GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION IS TO ADVANCE THE CRITICAL, REFLECTIVE THINKING, AND SOCIAL AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT OF READERS OF ALL AGES THROUGH SHARED INQUIRY DISCUSSION OF WORKS AND IDEAS OF ENDURING VALUE.

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2015

THE MISSION OF THE GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION IS TO ADVANCE THE CRITICAL, REFLECTIVE THINKING, AND SOCIAL AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT OF READERS OF ALL AGES THROUGH SHARED INQUIRY DISCUSSION OF WORKS AND IDEAS OF ENDURING VALUE.

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