Liverpool University Press (LUP) has chosen ARL program officer for scholarly publishing and American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) public fellow Rikk Mulligan to receive one of the press’s inaugural Awards for Outstanding Journal Reviewers. Selected by LUP journal editors, the awardees are being commended for providing “exceptional service to their disciplines by contributing timely, rigorous, and thoughtful peer reviews to some of the leading publications in their fields” in 2014. Mulligan is a reviewer for LUP’s Extrapolation, an international journal of science fiction and fantasy criticism.
For more information about the awards, see “Liverpool University Press Recognises Outstanding Peer-Review” on the LUP website.
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