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Baker Academic adds two acquisitions editors

Ada, Mich. (January 25, 2022)— Baker Academic begins the new year by announcing two additions to its acquisitions staff. Anna Moseley Gissing will join Baker Academic as Senior Acquisitions Editor. Brandy Scritchfield has been promoted to Acquisitions Editor.

Anna Moseley Gissing comes to Baker Academic from InterVarsity Press. With degrees from the University of North Carolina, Beeson Divinity School, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, she has served in a variety of educational, church leadership, and editorial roles. Most recently she was an associate editor at InterVarsity Press, where she acquired books from notable authors such as Esau McCaulley, Sandra Richter, Scot McKnight, Christopher Wright, and Carmen Joy Imes.

Baker Academic has also promoted Brandy Scritchfield to Acquisitions Editor. She holds degrees from the University of Valley Forge, Regent University, and Calvin Theological Seminary and has served as Baker Academic Acquisitions Associate for five years. Prior to coming to Baker, she was the coordinator of a university writing center and a freelance editor.

“We are thrilled with these two additions to our acquisitions team,” notes Jim Kinney, EVP of Academic Publishing. “We have admired Anna’s work from afar for a number of years. We now look forward to seeing her insight and expertise applied to serving Baker Academic authors. Brandy’s skill and diligence are well known to both colleagues and authors. She’ll now be applying those skills in an increased level of responsibility. Congratulations to both Anna and Brandy!”

Baker Academic serves the academy and the church by publishing works that further the pursuit of knowledge and understanding within the context of Christian faith.

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