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    HUP is an international scholarly publisher, and its background institution is the University of Helsinki. HUP functions under Helsinki University Library in collaboration with Gaudeamus publishing house, one of the leading academic publishers in Finland.

    Contact us if you are planning a manuscript and looking for an open access academic publisher, or if you wish to discuss open access publishing in general.

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    Publishing Director
    Leena Kaakinen
    +358 50 540 1303

    Managing Editor/Communications Manager
    Anna-Mari Vesterinen
    +358 50 406 2824

    Publication Specialist
    Leena Rautjärvi
    +358 50 523 3567

    Communications and Publications Coordinator
    Matleena Sopanen
    +358 50 593 3900

    Helsinki University Press Academic Board

    For the period 2021–2024

    The Helsinki University Press Academic Board meets regularly to make the publishing decisions of the Press. The Board is comprised of the following members:

    Professor Jaakko Husa, Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki.
    Associate Professor Mikael Laakso, Department of Management and Organisation, Hanken School of Economics.
    Leading researcher, Dr Jari Lyytimäki, Finnish Environment Institute, Finland.
    Associate Professor in Comparative Politics Omar McDoom, Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom.
    Professor Sami Moisio, Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki, Finland.
    Professor Martha C. Nussbaum, Law School and Philosophy Department, University of Chicago.
    Professor Ann Phoenix, University College London, United Kingdom.
    Dr Rupert Stasch, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
    Professor Shannon Sullivan, Philosophy Department, UNC Charlotte, United States.
    Dr Miira Tuominen, Department of Philosophy, University of Stockholm, Sweden.
    Academy Research Fellow, Dr Hanna Wass, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland.
    Professor Charlotta Wolff, Faculty of Humanities, University of Turku.
    University Librarian Minna Niemi-Grundström, Helsinki University Library (Ex officio).

    Chair, Publishing Director Leena Kaakinen, Helsinki University Press
    Secretary, Managing Editor Anna-Mari Vesterinen, Helsinki University Press

    Steering Group

    The Helsinki University Library Board acts as the Press’ Steering Group. The list of board members can be accessed here.