Elisa W. Johnston

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Publications Manager, Communications & External Relations
JohnstoE [at] EastWestCenter.org

Elisa Johnston joined the Center in its Public Affairs Office after founding the Office of Public Information at the Bishop Museum, an international center for the study of Pacific natural and cultural history. At the East-West Center, she led the consolidation and branding of EWC research publications and the creation of six flagship series serving non-specialist, policy, and scholarly audiences. As the head of the central EWC publications and branding office, she directed the rollout of two successive institutional branding programs, published flagship series and special book projects, and presented Center displays at international conferences, including the Internal Policy Association and the IUCN World Conservation Congress. She is on the Editorial Committee for the EWC publication series AsiaPacific Issues and Policy Studies and supports Center programs with their policy-focused publishing.