Professor Ford is currently the Director of Consumer Marketing and Strategy at McGraw-Hill Higher Education. Prior to joining McGraw-Hill, Professor Ford worked as a Senior Level Digital Product Manager at Condé Nast. She has also worked for companies like Everyday Health, Inc., Disney Interactive Media Group, the Walt Disney Company, and NYSE Euronext.
She has been teaching for the MS in Publishing program since 2011 and will be teaching PUB 622J “Seminar on Books & Magazines: Practical Applications of Product Management in Digital Media” this summer with Professor Aaron Goldsmid. Professor Ford attended Chester College at Liverpool University in the United Kingdom and graduated from the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh in 1993 with a BA in English. She received her Master’s in Publishing at Pace University in 2000 and served as the Graduate Assistant at the Pace University Press while completing her education.