John Donatich "is currently Director of Yale University Press. His work has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, The Nation, The Village Voice and other publications. He lives in New Haven, CT with his wife, Betsy Lerner and their daughter, Raffaella." 
In December 2002 "The Board of Governors of the Yale University Press appointed as its new director John Donatich, currently Vice President and Publisher of Basic Books. Donatich will succeed John Ryden, who retires as director of the University Press after 23 years of service. He will assume his duties on January 13, 2003, reporting to President Richard C. Levin.
As Publisher and Vice President of Basic Books during the last six years, Donatich has been responsible for the publication of over one hundred nonfiction and scholarly books annually. He has been responsible for building the editorial, marketing, production and design teams that have contributed to the growth and financial strength of this well-regarded publishing house. Prior to joining Basic Books, Donatich was at HarperCollins from 1992-1996. Initially he served as Director of National Accounts, and then Vice President and Director of Product and Marketing Development. From 1989-1992, he was Director of National Accounts for the Putnam Publishing Group." 
- Member, Council on Foreign Relations 
- Advisory Board, Future of American Democracy Foundation 
Resources and articles
Related Sourcewatch articles
- Ambivalence, a Love Story, MacMillan, accessed November 24, 2008.
- Donatich Appointed Director of Yale University Press, Ascribe Higher Education News Service, accessed November 24, 2008.
- About the Director, Yale University Press, accessed November 24, 2008.
- John Donatich, Future of American Democracy Foundation, accessed November 24, 2008.