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Journal of Mormon History

Jessie Embry, editor

Journal of Sport History

Murray Phillips, editor

Journal of Appalachian Studies

Shaunna Scott, editor

The Polish Review

Neal Pease, editor

Black Music Research Journal

Gayle Murchison, editor

History of the Present

Named 2012's 'Best New Journal' by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals

Journal of American Ethnic History

John J. Bukowczyk, editor


Ellen Koskoff, editor

Scandinavian Studies

Susan Brantly, editor

Journal of Film and Video

Stephen Tropiano, editor

Journal of American Folklore

Ann K. Ferrell, editor-in-chief, Erika Brady, co-editor

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University of Illinois Press adds Production Editor

The University of Illinois Press Journals Department is pleased to welcome Kristen Dean-Grossman to its staff as Production Editor.   

Kristen grew up in Memphis, Tennessee and received her undergraduate degree in English from Mizzou. She also holds a Master's in English from the University of Illinois. She enjoys sending time with her two grown daughters, Gillian and Cecily, and her husband. Brent. She also enjoys traveling to the mountains of North Carolina, listening to music (especially rock and blues), giving her dog Eula the attention she demands, and wishes she was able to spend more time writing poetry.

Welcome, Kristen!
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Higher Mental Processes
Now Available

We are excited to announce the release of a new e-book Higher Mental Processes, the first volume in the newest series Common Threads. Compiled by the editor of the American Journal of Psychology, Robert W. Proctor, this volume contains ten highly regarded articles from the Journal that discuss higher order thinking. The articles span the 125 year history and are authored by the most prominent names in the field. Each volume of Common Threads will bring together related content from our catalog of journals into e-book format, allowing the reader to experience several thematically-related scholarly articles at one time. E-books are available for order in paperback. 

Check out Higher Mental Processes on Amazon and keep an eye out for new titles to appear under the series Common Threads!
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Women in Print

The following is from Kate Kemball, a production editor in scholarly journals at the University of Illinois Press. She attended the lecture introducing Women in Print and shares her thoughts below:

Women in Print is a new peer-reviewed e-book series from the University of Illinois Press that provides high-quality facsimiles of rare books that can be read online or downloaded to e-readers for free. The series focuses on compelling literature that is not yet widely used in order to broaden understanding of women authors and their place in intellectual history, as well as the history of books and printing. The Women in Print series editor is Andrew S. G. Turyn, Endowed Professor and Director of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library Professor Valerie Hotchkiss, who welcomes proposals for primary source e-editions…Continue reading


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