Kath Burton (she/her) is head of portfolio development for the humanities at Routledge, Taylor & Francis. With over 15 years’ experience working in scholarly communications Kath has worked in a variety of publishing roles from commissioning and programme management to designing and implementing effective publishing strategies for scholarly societies and journal editorial teams. Kath’s main area of focus is to discover new opportunities for digital, open and public humanities, using human-centred design techniques and deeply embedding within research and practice communities. She co-leads the Publishing and Public Humanities working group, and when not working in publishing, Kath co-grows community gardens in Reading, UK.
Porfolio Development, Humanites, Media & the Arts