Allan Graubard

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New York, NY, USA

Expert editor/publisher (manuscript development and substantive editing) with over 20 years experience across the sciences and humanities.

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I'm an expert editor/publisher (manuscript development and substantive editing) with over 20 years experience across thes sciences and humanities. I love working with authors to develop their ideas into unique books or other web-based content and then clarifying and enhancing what they write for broad or defined reader groups.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Art
Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences
Geography
History
Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry
Music
Photography
Fiction
Literature

Awards

  • Book of the Year PROSE, Association of American Publishers: multiple books
  • Book of the Year, American Journal of Nursing; multiple books

Work experience

Consulting Editor

Self-employed
June, 2017 – Present (almost 2 years)

Providing editorial services (developmental and substantive) for book-length and short-form content for the academic, scholarly, researcher, and practitioner markets.

Senior Editor

Oxford University Press
October, 2012 – May, 2017 (over 4 years)

At OUP I developed, launched, curated, and edited major new web-based reference projects in the Earth and Space Sciences quite broadly conceived and inclusive of allied disciplines across the social sciences and humanities.

Executive Editor

Springer Publishing
June, 2007 – October, 2012 (over 5 years)

Acquired, developed, and edited book lists broadly conceived in nursing education, research, and practice -- for practitioners at all levels, higher education teachers and students, health care business professionals, and allied disciplines.

Senior Editor

American Geophysical Union
July, 1999 – June, 2007 (almost 8 years)

Directed , curated, and edited leading monograph and special publication series in the Earth and Space Sciences for graduate-level readers, researchers, and scientists.

Senior Editor

Kensington Publishing
April, 1997 – July, 1999 (about 2 years)

Acquired, developed, and edited trade health titles for the lay market.

Director, National League for Nursing (NLN) Press

National League for Nursing
October, 1987 – April, 1997 (over 9 years)

Directed NLN Press; acquired, edited, and produced expansive book lists in nursing education, research, and practice for all levels of educators, students, researchers, and practitioners. NLN is one of two accrediting bodies for higher education in nursing the United States.

Portfolio (16 selected works)

American Geography and Geographers: Toward Geographical Science

Geoffrey J. Martin

The rise of American geography as a distinctive science in the United States straddles the 19th and 20th centuries, extending from the post-Civil war period to 1970. American Geography and Geographers: Toward Geographic Science is the first book to thoroughly and richly explicate this history. Its author, Geoffrey J. Martin, the foremost historian on the subject and official archivist of the A... read more

The rise of American geography as a distinctive science in the United States straddles the 19th and 20th centuries, extending from the post-Civil war period to 1970. American Geography and Geographers: Toward Geographic Science is the first book to thoroughly and richly explicate this history. Its author, Geoffrey J. Martin, the foremost historian on the subject and official archivist of the A... read more

Nursing in the Storm: Voices from Hurricane Katrina

Denise Danna DNS RN, Sandra Cordray MA MJ

2010 PROSE Award Winner for Nursing & Allied Health Sciences! 2010 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Public Interest and Creative Works! The accounts are vivid, colorful, descriptive, intense, and often horrific and give cross-sectional views of life in the trenches during this disasterÖThis book is a rich primary source for both historians and disaster preparedness planners. It's not only... read more

2010 PROSE Award Winner for Nursing & Allied Health Sciences! 2010 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Public Interest and Creative Works! The accounts are vivid, colorful, descriptive, intense, and often horrific and give cross-sectional views of life in the trenches during this disasterÖThis book is a rich primary source for both historians and disaster preparedness planners. It's not only... read more

And, Tell, Tulip, the Summer

Allan Graubard

And, tell, tulip, the summer charts a journey over several years and continents amidst the turmoil and conflict that mark our time. Episodic, combustive, lyrical and urbane, its poems and stories capture and captivate the world we know and wish to know. From the Balkans, still traumatized by the after-effects of war, to the Sahel, where sand and sky compel extreme disjunctions, to Paris and Ne... read more

And, tell, tulip, the summer charts a journey over several years and continents amidst the turmoil and conflict that mark our time. Episodic, combustive, lyrical and urbane, its poems and stories capture and captivate the world we know and wish to know. From the Balkans, still traumatized by the after-effects of war, to the Sahel, where sand and sky compel extreme disjunctions, to Paris and Ne... read more

INVISIBLE HEADS: Surrealists in North America - An Untold Story, Volume 1

Thom Burns, Allan Graubard

Surrealism in North America has a fractured history, with several arcs of continuity. Here is the story of one collective that evolves in five cities through various groups over four decades. Poets, artists, dance theater and theatre creators, photographers, composers, sculptors, inventors, critics, and seekers - friends and colleagues all - their oeuvres and interventions track their effort t... read more

Surrealism in North America has a fractured history, with several arcs of continuity. Here is the story of one collective that evolves in five cities through various groups over four decades. Poets, artists, dance theater and theatre creators, photographers, composers, sculptors, inventors, critics, and seekers - friends and colleagues all - their oeuvres and interventions track their effort t... read more

Roma Amor

Allan Graubard

Poetry. "Always in Allan Graubard's work there is the dreamer dreaming that he is dreamed by the dreamer, eyes wide open, seeing, yes, but also stripping through the layers that make up our existence, here and now, dark and luminous, dreamt and waking. Graubard's gaze is piercing, it cuts through to the core, as the beings and things, both historical and experienced, that constitute his cosmol... read more

Poetry. "Always in Allan Graubard's work there is the dreamer dreaming that he is dreamed by the dreamer, eyes wide open, seeing, yes, but also stripping through the layers that make up our existence, here and now, dark and luminous, dreamt and waking. Graubard's gaze is piercing, it cuts through to the core, as the beings and things, both historical and experienced, that constitute his cosmol... read more

Strengths-Based Nursing Care: Health And Healing For Person And Family

Laurie N. Gottlieb PhD RN

Awarded first place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Nursing Education/Continuing Education category This is the first book to provide an in-depth exploration of strengths-based nursing care. It includes personal stories from practicing nurses and expert consultants using SBC, which enhances interest and credibility. It is filled with exercises and examples to help educators or n... read more

Awarded first place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Nursing Education/Continuing Education category This is the first book to provide an in-depth exploration of strengths-based nursing care. It includes personal stories from practicing nurses and expert consultants using SBC, which enhances interest and credibility. It is filled with exercises and examples to help educators or n... read more

INVISIBLE HEADS: Surrealists in North America - An Untold Story, Volume 2

Thom Burns, Allan Graubard

Surrealism in North America has a fractured history, with several arcs of continuity. Here is the story of one collective that evolves in five cities through various groups over four decades. Volume I charts its course from 1971 through 1985. Volume II continues to the present. Included throughout are works by Schlechter Duvall, C. Brooke Rothwell, Ira Cohen, Will Alexander, Alice Farley, Jack... read more

Surrealism in North America has a fractured history, with several arcs of continuity. Here is the story of one collective that evolves in five cities through various groups over four decades. Volume I charts its course from 1971 through 1985. Volume II continues to the present. Included throughout are works by Schlechter Duvall, C. Brooke Rothwell, Ira Cohen, Will Alexander, Alice Farley, Jack... read more

Hurricane!: Coping with Disaster: Progress and Challenges Since Galveston, 1900

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of theSpecial Publications Series.Hurricane research implicates something more than science. It isthe key to saving lives and mitigating economic damage. From theGalveston catastrophe of 1900, where more than 8,000 people died,to the economic devastation wrought by Hurricane Andrew in 1992 inthe United States, scientists have striven to under... read more

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of theSpecial Publications Series.Hurricane research implicates something more than science. It isthe key to saving lives and mitigating economic damage. From theGalveston catastrophe of 1900, where more than 8,000 people died,to the economic devastation wrought by Hurricane Andrew in 1992 inthe United States, scientists have striven to under... read more

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: An Interpersonal Approach

...[A] superb textbook based on the expertise of multiple contributors from the field... The editors accomplished a difficult task in developing this well-written, comprehensive psychiatricñmental health nursing text. It is an excellent resource for both the novice nursing student and the practitioner." --Kathryn Y. Raymond, M.S., A.P.R.N. Psychiatric Services Some call it the encounter; othe... read more

...[A] superb textbook based on the expertise of multiple contributors from the field... The editors accomplished a difficult task in developing this well-written, comprehensive psychiatricñmental health nursing text. It is an excellent resource for both the novice nursing student and the practitioner." --Kathryn Y. Raymond, M.S., A.P.R.N. Psychiatric Services Some call it the encounter; othe... read more

Nurses Making Policy, Second Edition: From Bedside to Boardroom

Praise for the First Edition:“There is a plethora of policy books on the market, but none illustrate the steps in the policy process better than this one. The high caliber editors and contributors, all of whom have been involved in policy work, bring years of experience to illustrate the key points...This outstanding resource will help motivate many more nurses to get involved in the policy pr... read more

Praise for the First Edition:“There is a plethora of policy books on the market, but none illustrate the steps in the policy process better than this one. The high caliber editors and contributors, all of whom have been involved in policy work, bring years of experience to illustrate the key points...This outstanding resource will help motivate many more nurses to get involved in the policy pr... read more

The Growth and Development of Nurse Leaders

Angela Barron McBride

Angela Barron McBride has a long and renowned history in nursing leadership and education. This book, which focuses on developing nurse leaders, carries on in the tradition of her previous successes, including The Growth and Development of Mothers, recognized as one of the best books of 1973 by both The New York Times and the American Journal of Nursing. From then to now, she has exerted leade... read more

Angela Barron McBride has a long and renowned history in nursing leadership and education. This book, which focuses on developing nurse leaders, carries on in the tradition of her previous successes, including The Growth and Development of Mothers, recognized as one of the best books of 1973 by both The New York Times and the American Journal of Nursing. From then to now, she has exerted leade... read more

The Opening of a New Landscape: Columbia Glacier at Mid-Retreat (Special Publications)

W. Tad Pfeffer

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Special Publications Series.This book, beautifully illustrated with dozens of extraordinary photographs, not only tells the history of the expeditions to explore the Columbia Glacier, but also shows how warming over the last century in combination with internal physics of the glacier act to produce dramatic and unpredictable responses ... read more

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Special Publications Series.This book, beautifully illustrated with dozens of extraordinary photographs, not only tells the history of the expeditions to explore the Columbia Glacier, but also shows how warming over the last century in combination with internal physics of the glacier act to produce dramatic and unpredictable responses ... read more

Earth Science in the City: A Reader (Special Publications)

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of theSpecial Publications Series.Today nearly half of the Earth's peoples live in cities, andprojected trends indicate a rise to five billion city dwellers bythe year 2025. All cities become increasingly coupled with andvulnerable to their environment as they grow. For cities to be safeand sustainable we must be ever aware of the inter-relat... read more

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of theSpecial Publications Series.Today nearly half of the Earth's peoples live in cities, andprojected trends indicate a rise to five billion city dwellers bythe year 2025. All cities become increasingly coupled with andvulnerable to their environment as they grow. For cities to be safeand sustainable we must be ever aware of the inter-relat... read more

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Communication: 3-volume set

Mike S. Schäfer, Ezra Markowitz, Jagadish Thaker, Shirley S. Ho, Saffron O'Neill

Through a comprehensive collection of articles, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Communication explores the origin and evolution of our understanding of climate change as it is presented in communication and media. Taking a multifaceted approach, the encyclopedia offers a scholarly examination of the effects of climate change communication on public opinion and policy decisions; journ... read more

Through a comprehensive collection of articles, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Communication explores the origin and evolution of our understanding of climate change as it is presented in communication and media. Taking a multifaceted approach, the encyclopedia offers a scholarly examination of the effects of climate change communication on public opinion and policy decisions; journ... read more

The Art of Conduction: A Conduction® Workbook

Lawrence D. Butch Morris (1947–2013) was an American jazz cornetist, composer and conductor, internationally considered one of the great musical innovators of our times. His interests in ensemble music―from avant-garde jazz to contemporary classical―crystallized into a unique method of real-time orchestral composition, which he called Conduction®, designed to enable conductors to direct an ens... read more

Lawrence D. Butch Morris (1947–2013) was an American jazz cornetist, composer and conductor, internationally considered one of the great musical innovators of our times. His interests in ensemble music―from avant-garde jazz to contemporary classical―crystallized into a unique method of real-time orchestral composition, which he called Conduction®, designed to enable conductors to direct an ens... read more

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Keith Verner

We look forward to working w Allen much more in the future.

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Keith Verner, February 2019

Allan Graubard

Openness and reciprocity are important in an author and editor relationship, and Dr. Verner exemplifies these values. I look forward to completing the project and to seeing this book into print.

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