The Third Chapter Project, Inc. has formed a dynamic group of experienced and passionate professionals to guide the project on its mission.
Board of Directors
Lee has over twenty years’ experience as a business development executive in sales, merchandising, and marketing. She most recently directed subscription sales and subscriber outreach for ACLS Humanities E-Book. Lee grew the HEB subscriber base by 30% in an extremely difficult library market.
Her career also includes management positions at the Dictograph Marketing Company and the Sweet P Corporation. She has her BA in Applied Behavioral Science at National Louis University in Chicago and MA in International Education and Development from New York University Steinhardt. She has conducted numerous research projects in conjunction with societies and other nonprofits and was formerly the chair of the NFAIS/NISO Humanities Round Table.
Ed is a corporate executive with IQVIA (a publicly traded clinical research organization) with extensive experience in academic publishing. He has worked for Simon and Schuster, Prentice-Hill, McGraw-Hill and for over 10 years with Elsevier Science. He has worked at General Electric and also supports sales and marketing for Humanities E- Book, formerly a division of ACLS. Ed is an adjunct professor at the Graduate School at New York University’s School of Professional Studies (MS in Digital Media and Publishing) where he has taught in the Center for Publishing for 20 years. He is also a frequent speaker in matters of financial operations to Society for Scholarly Publishing and Association of American Publishers and continues to remain active in scholarly publishing.
Darrell is the STM Director North America, and one of the leading advocates of consultative sales, semantic technology, mobile applications and social networking in the scholarly publishing industry. He is a frequent speaker and moderator at many information industry events espousing the benefits of semantic technology, mobile applications and social networking. Over the course of his 30+year career he has worked for the leaders of the electronic intellectual property industry. Xerox, Dow Jones Financial News Services, Elsevier, Collexis, American Institute of Physics and Allerton Press, Inc. His consultancy firm, Gunter Media Group, Inc. www.guntermediagroup.com, focuses on strategic management and the development and implementation of semantic technology applications.
A graduate of Seton Hall University’s Stillman School of Business, where he obtained his BS in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing and earned his MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. He also attended the Reed Elsevier Executive Management Development Program at Green College, Oxford University. Darrell is very active in the industry as his firm is a member of AAP PSP, SSP, American Chemical Society and SIIA. He is the Co-Chair of PSP’s Committee for Digital Information and has served on the SSP Marketing Committee. He is also an Associate Editor of the Learned Journal published by the Association of Learned Publishing and Professional Scholarly Publishers.
Dr. Teboho Moja is a Professor of Higher Education at New York University, an Extraordinary Professor at the University of the Western Cape – South Africa, and a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. She is the recipient of the Martin Luther King, jr. Faculty Award (2019), the National Research Foundation- Lifetime Achiever Award (2019), Women in International Education Award (2019), and Graduate Students Star Award (2019).
She was appointed Executive Director and Commissioner of the National Commission on Higher Education in South Africa (1995), has published extensively on higher education policy, presented numerous keynote addresses at international conferences on higher education issues.
She has served on numerous committees, advisory boards and boards of international bodies such as UNESCO and Councils of Universities in South Africa. She has served as Chair on the Boards and continues as a member for the Center for Higher Education Trust and University World News – Africa edition.
Lala Pop is the chair of the African Studies Advisory Board for Third Chapter and a PhD student in Politics at The New School for Social Research. She is interested in issues of mobility and migration with a special focus on the Romani people. She is also Program Manager of the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies. Before coming to The New School, she worked for the American Council of Learned Societies for over seven years, managing international fellowship and grant competitions and related workshops, publications, and events in Africa, Europe, North America, and Asia.
Steven C. Wheatley retired as Vice President of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) in June 2018 after thirty-two years of service to the Council, twenty as Vice President. He holds a B.A. from Columbia University and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in history from the University of Chicago. He is the author of, among other works, The Politics of Philanthropy: Abraham Flexner and Medical Education (University of Wisconsin Press, 1988) and a new introduction to Raymond Fosdick’s The Story of the Rockefeller Foundation (Transaction Books, 1988), and the editor (with Katz, Greenberg and Oliviero) of Constitutionalism and Democracy: Transitions in the Contemporary World (Oxford University Press, 1993).
He has served as a consultant to the Ford Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Lilly Endowment, Inc., the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and as a member of the Task Force on the Artifact of the Council on Library and Information Resources. He was for eight years a member of the Governing Council of the Rockefeller Archive Center of Rockefeller University, and has taught at the University of Chicago and at New York University, where he was appointed an Adjunct Professor. In 2005-06, he was staff to and an adviser of the ACLS Commission on Cyber infrastructure for the Humanities and Social Sciences.