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12.15.2021 | SSP News & Releases

Society for Scholarly Publishing Awards 2022 Fellows

SSP announces highly competitive Fellowship winners for 2022 across publishing, librarianship, and scholarly communications.

December 15, 2021 – The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) has announced that twelve students and early-career professionals have been awarded highly competitive Fellowships for 2022. The Career Development Committee selected these outstanding individuals from a robust applicant pool based on their high level of engagement in their fields and a diverse range of skills in scholarly communications.  

“In a highly selective applicant field, these 2022 fellows all had insightful perspectives to share about our industry and their role within it. We are eager to share with and learn from these fellows as they embark on their fellowship activities throughout the year,” said Michelle English, Career Development Committee Co-Chair

The 2022 Fellows are:

  • John Oluwaseye Adebayo, University of Ibadan, Centre for Economics and Finance Studies, Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Saumya Gupta, University of Delhi
  • Hannah Harwood, Public Library of Science (PLOS)
  • Kevin Jewett, American Society for Radiation Oncology
  • Rebecca Kitchin, The British Medical Journal
  • Kristine Krebs, American Society for Microbiology
  • Kate Lavallee, Wiley
  • Eliana Munro, The American Society for Health Care Engineering of the American Hospital Association
  • Jennie Pajerowski, AAAS/Science
  • Dylan Ruediger, Ithaka S+R
  • Lillian Wang Selonick, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Jenny Stein, American Institute of Physics Publishing

The Fellowship program offers a wide range of career development, training, and networking opportunities, including matching Fellows with an industry expert mentor and working in small groups to create a poster presentation for the 2022 Annual Meeting.

The award also includes complimentary SSP membership, registrations for selected SSP events, and travel reimbursement for those coming from abroad to attend the Annual Meeting to be held in Chicago, IL on June 1-3, 2022.

Fellows are asked to report on their experiences and learning outcomes, join and actively participate in an SSP committee, contribute to a Fellowship project, provide feedback about SSP programs, and work with volunteers to promote and highlight the Fellowship program.

“The Fellowship Program continues to attract high-quality applicants and has become increasingly competitive,” notes SSP Executive Director, Melanie Dolechek. “Situating Annual Meeting attendance as a capstone experience provides the Fellows a full season to get involved, expand their network, and learn additional skills that will enable them to take full advantage of all that our Annual Meeting has to offer.”

The Fellowship Program is made possible by the Generations Fund. Generous donations from members and industry endow the Generations Fund to allow SSP the resources, in perpetuity, to continue this program. The Career Development Committee, on behalf of SSP, sincerely thank the donors who make this innovative and supportive program possible. Click here to learn more, or make a gift to help us reach our $500,000 goal.

If you have questions about the fellowship program, please contact us at info@sspnet.org.


About the Society for Scholarly Publishing The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP), founded in 1978, is a nonprofit organization formed to promote and advance communication among all sectors of the scholarly publication community through networking, information dissemination, and facilitation of new developments in the field. SSP members represent all aspects of scholarly publishing—including publishers, printers, e-products developers, technical service providers, librarians, and editors. SSP members come from a wide range of large and small commercial and nonprofit organizations. They meet at SSP’s annual meetings, educational seminars, and regional events to hear the latest trends from respected colleagues and discuss common and mutual (and sometimes divergent) goals and viewpoints.

Contact Melanie Dolechek, Executive Director | info@sspnet.org | 303-422-3914

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