Robert Weil is the Editor-in-Chief and Publishing Director of Liveright, a newly relaunched division of W.W. Norton & Company. He graduated from Yale College with a B.A. in History in 1977 and originally considered teaching high school before beginning his publishing career with Times Books in 1978 as an Editorial Assistant. Two and a half years later, he moved to the former Omni Magazine. With Omni Magazine, he introduced a book division and packaged and agented science books to publishers before becoming Senior Editor at St. Martin’s Press in 1988, a division of Macmillan Publishers.