Who we are

                                    Dissertation.com                  BrownWalker Press

Jeffrey Young, Ph.D.
Publisher and CEO

Dr. Young has served the publishing and electronic media industry for over 20 years. He began his career with Frank Wills of Mnemosyne Publishing in Miami, working to create facsimile copies of important academic manuscripts no longer in print. In 1997, while doing graduate work, he founded Dissertation.com to help make academic thesis and dissertations more accessible to students and researchers. Since then, two nonfiction publishing imprints have been added, Universal Publishers, and BrownWalker Press. He has a Ph.D. in Comparative Studies from Florida Atlantic University, in addition to a master’s degree in Communication, bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and an associate’s degree in Electronic Technology.

Shereen Siddiqui, Ph.D.
Artistic and Editorial Director

Dr. Siddiqui's love of books and experience in academia attracted her to a job in acquisitions in 2002. Her position has evolved to include artistic direction and supervision of production. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Studies, an M.A. in Sociology, and bachelor degrees in Sociology and Women's Studies. Her research focuses on feminist pedagogy in higher education.

Christie Mayer
Production Editor

Ms. Mayer joined the publishing team in 2008. She attended the University of Florida and New York University, graduating summa cum laude from Florida Atlantic University with a degree in International Economics. Her interest in library science and background in layout and design inform her editorial work and philosophy.





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