Acquisitions Editorial

Laurie Matheson, Director
History, Appalachian Studies, Labor Studies, Music, Folklore
(217) 244-4685, email

African American Music in Global Perspective
American Composers
Bach Perspectives
Disability Histories
Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World
The History of Emotions
Music in American Life
New Perspectives on Gender in Music
Studies in Sensory History
Studies of World Migrations
The Working Class in American History
Women Composers


Kathy O'Neill, Assistant to the Director
(217) 244-4691, email

Daniel Nasset, Acquisitions Editor
Communication and Information, Film and Media, Military History, Lincoln Studies, Sports History
(217) 244-5182, email

Contemporary Film Directors
The Geopolitics of Information
The History of Communication
The History of Military Occupation
The Knox College Lincoln Studies Center
Sport and Society
Studies in Sports Media
Women and Film History International

Dawn Durante, Acquisitions Editor
African American Studies, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, American Studies, Religion
(217) 265-8491, email

The Asian American Experience
Dissident Feminisms
Feminist Media Studies
Global Studies of the United States
Latinos in Chicago and the Midwest
NWSA/University of Illinois Press First Book Prize
The New Black Studies Series
New Visions in Womanism, Feminism, and Indigeneity
Topics in the Digital Humanities
Women, Gender, and Sexuality in American History

Marika Christofides, Assistant Acquisitions Editor
Anthropology, Food Studies
(217) 300-7842, email

Heartland Foodways
Interpretations of Culture in the New Millennium
Modern Masters of Science Fiction

Brigette Brown, Assistant Acquisitions Editor
(217) 265-8225, email


Alice Ennis, Chief Financial Officer
(217) 244-0091, email

Sandra Sullivan, Accounts Receivable
(217) 244-0628, email

Glen Simpson, Facilities/Warehouse Manager
(217) 333-8935, email

Jenn Barbee, Accounts Payable
(217) 244-7958, email

Editorial, Design, and Production

Jennifer L. Comeau, Assistant Director and Editorial, Design, Production Manager
(217) 244-3279, email

Kris Ding, Production Manager
(217) 244-4701, email

Dustin Hubbart, Art Director
(217) 333-9227, email

Jennifer Clark, Assistant Managing Editor
(217) 244-8041, email

Lisa Connery, Desktop Publisher/Coordinator
(217) 244-1311, email

Kirsten Dennison, Desktop Publisher/Coordinator
(217) 244-9892, email

Jennie Holzner, Designer
(217) 244-7156, email

Jim Proefrock, Desktop Publisher

Tad Ringo, Senior Editor
(217) 265-0238, email

Tamara Shidlauski, Production Coordinator
(217) 265-0940, email


Michael Roux, Marketing Manager
(217) 244-4683, email

Lynda Schuh, Sales and Digital Content Manager
(217) 333-9071, email

Ami Reitmeier, Sales Assistant
(217) 244-4703, email

Roberta Sparenberg, Sales and Publicity Assistant
(217) 333-6494, email

Denise Peeler, Direct Marketing & Advertising Manager
(217) 244-4690, email

Margo Chaney, Exhibits Manager
(217) 244-6491, email

Steve Fast, Publicity Manager
(217) 244-4689, email

Kevin Cunningham, Copywriter and Catalog Coordinator
(217) 244-5069, email

Angela Burton, Rights & Permissions and Awards Manager
(217) 300-2883, email

I.T. Department

Paul Arroyo, Electronic Publisher
(217) 244-7147, email

Louis Mesker, Manager of Information Technology
(217) 244-8025 , email

Leslie DeLucia, Database Administrator
(217) 244-6498, email

Bob Repta, Web Programmer
(217) 244-0854, email


Clydette Wantland, Journals Manager
(217) 244-6496, email

Jeff McArdle, Associate Journals Manager
(217) 244-0381, email

Alexa Colella, Journals Marketing Manager
(217) 244-5619, email

Heather Munson, Senior Production Editor
(217) 244-6488, email

Kate Kemball, Journals Production Editor
(217) 244-7411, email

Kristen Dean-Grossmann, Journals Production Editor
(217) 265-9186, email

Cheryl Jestis, Journals Circulation Manager
(217) 244-0626, email