Kathleen King inducted into the TAA Council of Fellows

Kathleen KingKathleen King was inducted into the TAA Council of Fellows during an awards ceremony held in conjunction with the TAA annual conference in Providence, Rhode Island June 9.

The TAA Council of Fellows honors distinguished authors who have a long record of successful publishing, whose textbook or other instructional materials have established his/her presence in the market place over time, and who has been innovative in the presentation of material. Induction into the Council of Fellows is the premier honor bestowed by TAA.

King is the author or coauthor of more than 20 books and dozens of refereed journal articles, has won several awards for teaching and other contributions to her field, participates in several professional organizations in addition to TAA, and serves or has served on the editorial boards of several professional journals. She has been an active TAA member since 2009, and participates in the organization at several levels, including mentoring, speaking at the annual conference, serving as a judge for the Textbook Awards, leading TAA Workshops, writing for the newsletter, and presenting webinars.

Council of Fellows members are chosen by a TAA Selection Committee based on a set of criteria which includes their:

  • Level of participation in TAA activities
  • Teaching excellence
  • Quality and quantity of textbooks (if textbook authors)
  • Quality and quantity of professional journal articles, monographs and edited books (if academic authors)

View the full list of Council of Fellows

About Kim Pawlak

Kim Pawlak is Director of Publishing & Operations for the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA). She has been writing about the textbook and academic authoring and publishing industry for 20 years.