Board of Trustees

Kathleen Keane

Director, Johns Hopkins University Press

Kathleen Keane

Kathleen Keane, Director, Johns Hopkins University Press, leads a multifaceted organization widely recognized for driving innovation in scholarly publishing. One of the largest university presses in the United States, the JHU Press combines traditional books and journals publishing units with cutting-edge service divisions that sustain diversity and independence among nonprofit, scholarly publishers, societies and associations.

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Kathleen held leadership positions in commercial medical publishing. She served as Executive Vice President at Harcourt Health Sciences and at its predecessor, W. B. Saunders Company, and was Business Manager and Vice President, Finance at J.B. Lippincott Co. She currently sits on the Board of Directors of CrossRef. She served as President (2009–2010) and Board Member (2007–2011) of the Association of American University Presses.

Kathleen holds a bachelor's degree from Connecticut College, a master's in English from The Catholic University of America, and an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.

She was appointed to the OCLC Board of Trustees by the Board in November 2014.