Our Mason Publishing Group provides support and resources to the George Mason community for creating, curating, disseminating, and archiving scholarly, creative, and educational works. Offices and services include:


Arthur Andrew Rouner, Director

Andrew leads the Mason Publishing Group as director, overseeing the spectrum of Mason publishing efforts, focusing on print and digital monograph publishing. He has experience in digital libraries, repositories and digital publishing. He has a PhD in religious studies from the University of Virginia.

Contact: arouner at gmu dot edu | (703) 993-3636

Emilie Algenio, OERSC Librarian

Emilie Algenio is the Open Educational Resources and Scholarly Communications Librarian for Mason Publishing Group. She oversees OER creation and adoption, and assists with copyright related to OER, online and classroom teaching, and MPUB publications. Ms. Algenio’s role as an educator focuses on open access and publishing. She earned a Masters of Library Science from Simmons College, and completed Harvard University’s CopyrightX course.

Contact: ealgenio at gmu dot edu | (703) 993-2544

Hannah W. McLaughlin, Design and Production Lead

Hannah McLaughlin is the Design and Production Lead for Mason Publishing Group. She focuses on book layout and typesetting, editing and production management. Ms. McLaughlin has a Masters in Philosophy and Social Policy from American University.

Contact: hmclaug2 at gmu dot edu | (703) 993-6693

Joanna Lee, Digital Publishing Lead

Joanna Lee manages the MARS digital repository and open access journals hosted by MPUB. Ms. Lee has experience in multiple digital library platforms and earned an MLIS from the University of Iowa.

Contact: jlee44 at gmu dot edu | (703) 993-3644