December 19, 2008
Professors Get Advice on Breaking Into Print
Maurice Jackson knew he had a winning subject for his first book, a biography of the 18th-century abolitionist Anthony Benezet. He also knew that, with a full teaching-and-service load as an assistant professor of history at Georgetown University, he could use a hand getting it ready for print.
Mr. Jackson found that help in a cozy, 19th-century townhouse in Washington, a block from Georgetown's campus. That's where Carole Fungaroli Sargent directs the university's Office of Scholarly