A glimpse behind the scenes as a research society added a popular magazine to its publishing portfolio.
Kevin Marvel has served as the Executive Officer of the American Astronomical Society since 2006. In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of Society operations, including the publishing of the primary research journals in Astronomy, the Astrophysical Journal and Astronomical Journal and providing support for and guidance to the Board of Trustees of the Society. Kevin is the author of numerous articles both scholarly and general interest as well as two books. He regularly speaks to the public about astronomy and will happily teach anyone to recognize the bright constellations, while incessantly sharing with anyone who will listen the latest discoveries in astronomy.