UNC Press Announces New Board Members and Leadership

The Board of Governors for the University of North Carolina System has elected two new members to the UNC Press Board of Governors.

Dr. Osamudia James, Professor of Law in the School of Law at UNC Chapel Hill, and Dr. Angela Miles, Associate Professor of Management and Chair of the Department of Business Administration at North Carolina Central University, were unanimously approved by the UNC System Board this week.

The Press’s board also elected new leadership. Dr. Lisa Levenstein, Professor of History and Director of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, was elected board chair. Dr. Timothy J. Smith, Professor and Department Honors Director in Anthropology, and recent chair of that department at Appalachian State University, was elected vice chair.

“I am honored to be appointed chair of the board and look forward to welcoming our new members and celebrating the tremendous achievements of the Press on its 100th anniversary,” said Levenstein.


About UNC Press

The University of North Carolina Press, a nonprofit publisher of both scholarly and general-interest books and journals celebrating the centennial of its founding in 2022, operates simultaneously in a business environment and in the world of scholarship and ideas. The Press advances the University’s triple mission of teaching, research, and public service by publishing first-rate books and journals for students, scholars, and general readers. The Press has earned a distinguished reputation by publishing excellent work from the nation’s leading scholars, writers, and intellectuals and by presenting that work effectively to wide-ranging audiences.