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Gail Rice

Gail Rice is based in San Diego, California (USA) and serves as the Managing Editor of AoB PLANTS. Gail is a graduate of the University of Michigan and former educator who has served as a senior editor, managing editor, and associate editor for various academic publishers, including University of California Press, Academic Press, Elsevier, Wiley, and Harcourt. Beginning her publishing career as an entry-level journal production editor, she transitioned to become a specialist in developing scholarly reference works. Most recently, she played a key role in creating and managing Encyclopedias of the Natural World, an award-winning series of UC Press encyclopedias focusing on topics in the natural sciences.