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Megan Marshall and Edward Tenner join Copyright Clearance Center Board of Directors

Press Release: Copyright Clearance Center [September 21, 2011]

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Abstract: Copyright Clearance Center, a not-for-profit organization and leading provider of copyright licensing solutions, is pleased to announce the election of Megan Marshall and Edward Tenner to its Board of Directors.

Danvers, Mass. Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and leading provider of copyright licensing solutions, is pleased to announce the election of Megan Marshall and Edward Tenner to its Board of Directors.

Marshall is an American writer and scholar, best known as the author of The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism, which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in biography, and winner of the Francis Parkman Prize, the Mark Lynton History Prize and the Massachusetts Book Award for nonfiction. Her latest book, The Passion of Margaret Fuller: A Biographical Romance is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Marshall's works have been published in The New Yorker, Slate, The Atlantic, New York Times Book Review, London Review of Books and elsewhere. She teaches narrative nonfiction writing and the art of archival research in the MFA program at Emerson College. Her work has been supported by fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

Tenner is an independent writer and speaker on technology and culture. His book Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences has been an international bestseller. Tenner's most recent book is Our Own Devices: How Technology Remakes Humanity, a New York Times Notable Book. He is a visiting scholar at the Center for Mobile Communication Studies at Rutgers University and a senior research associate of the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation. He is also affiliated with the Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies of the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University. Tenner received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1991 and was appointed a visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study. He has contributed essays and reviews to many of the leading newspapers and magazines of the U.S. and the U.K., including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, London Review of Books, The Chronicle of Higher Education, U.S. News, the Wilson Quarterly, Technology Review, Raritan Quarterly Review, American Heritage of Invention and Technology, Metropolis and the Industry Standard. Tenner spoke at TED 2011 and other major conferences and is a blogger for The Atlantic.

"One of the strengths of CCC's Board of Directors is that it is as diverse as it is knowledgeable, which helps us maintain our integrity as a broker between rightsholders and the users of content," said Tracey Armstrong, CEO of CCC. "Megan Marshall and Edward Tenner are professional authors who understand the increasing importance of licensing. I look forward to their contributions."

Comprised of individuals well known in their respective fields, CCC's Board of Directors now includes:

  • Jack Hoeft (Chairman)
  • Richard S. Rudick (Vice Chairman)
  • Tracey L. Armstrong
  • David L. Foster
  • Laura N. Gasaway
  • Karen Hunter
  • Stanley Katz (honorary)
  • Roy S. Kaufman
  • John Kilcullen
  • Tarja Koskinen-Olsson
  • Nancy Lee
  • Elizabeth St. J. Loker
  • Megan Marshall
  • James Monaco
  • Marybeth Peters
  • Ronald H. Schlosser
  • Wendy Strothman
  • Edward Tenner
  • Sanford G. Thatcher

About Copyright Clearance Center, Inc.

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), the rights licensing experts, is a global rights broker for the world's most sought after materials, including in- and out-of-print books, journals, newspapers, magazines, images, blogs and ebooks. Founded in 1978 as a not-for-profit organization, CCC provides smart solutions that simplify the licensing of content that lets businesses and academic institutions quickly get permission to use copyright-protected materials, while compensating publishers and content creators for the use of their works. For more information, visit

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Publication Year:2011
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:September 21, 2011
Publisher:Copyright Clearance Center
Company: Copyright Clearance Center
Record Number:16062
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2011-09-21 11:37:12