Irene has a first degree in English language and literature from the University of Amsterdam and a DPhil in Medieval Studies from the University of York.
Irene is Publishing Director for AUP's academic programme. She manages AUP’s journals portfolio, as well as various series in History and Social & Political Sciences. Apart from proposals for new volumes in these series, she is also happy to discuss ideas for new series and journals, as well as reference works. Irene comes to AUP with 19 years of experience in scholarly publishing at Brill where she managed various publication lists including history, classical studies, language & linguistics, and international law & international relations.