As Editor, Emily is responsible for providing editorial management and direction for the Paul Mellon Centre’s research publications, both in print and online.
Working with the Director of Studies and the Deputy Director for Grants and Publications, she liaises with Yale University Press on all joint book publications. She is also responsible for the design and production of selected Paul Mellon Centre/Yale University Press books. In collaboration with colleagues, Emily is helping to formulate a new publications strategy for the Paul Mellon Centre and is working on developing new in-house book projects as well as new in-house online publications.
Emily studied Art History at the University of Nottingham. After completing her degree, she began her career as the Picture Researcher at Yale University Press. She then joined Yale’s art list and spent ten years working for the Publisher for Art and Architecture. She designed and produced a wide range of books, from biographies and architectural guides to monographs and catalogues raisonnés, and in 2012 she received the British Book Design and Production Award in the exhibition catalogue category for The Search for Immortality: Tomb Treasures of Han China, produced for the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Emily has designed and produced many of the Paul Mellon Centre’s most successful publications, including Mark Laird’s A Natural History of English Gardening, Eric Shanes’s Young Mr Turner and Linda Zatlin’s catalogue raisonné of Aubrey Beardsley.