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Meet Our Editorial Staff

Visit the editors’ individual pages to learn more.

Mark Simpson-Vos, Wyndham Robertson Editorial Director
American studies; gender and sexuality; Native American and indigenous studies; Civil War history; and general-interest books about North Carolina and the South, including hiking and outdoor guides, nature and natural history, regional reference, and popular history

Debbie Gershenowitz, Executive Editor
U.S. history; African American history; the history of slavery, abolition, and freedom; histories of gender, women, and sexualities; histories of U.S. foreign relations and America and the World; military history; Latinx history; and legal history

Chuck Grench, Executive Editor
U.S. history, African American studies, Cold War history, cultural history, diplomatic history, early American studies, legal history, political history, southern history, the history of the American West, and women’s history

Elaine Maisner, Executive Editor
Religious studies; Latin American and Caribbean studies; and regional trade, including cookbooks, foodways, gardening, and new currents in southern culture

Brandon Proia, Senior Editor
Recent and contemporary history, African American studies, current affairs, political history, environmental history, military history, and southern studies

Lucas Church, Editor
Regional general interest, including books about music, literature, architecture, and more; creative non-fiction; southern studies; literary studies; sociology; history of medicine and social medicine

Cate Hodorowicz, Acquisitions Manager

Dominique Moore, Assistant Editor

Dylan White, Assistant Editor
Assists Debbie Gershenowitz, Chuck Grench, and Brandon Proia

Andrew Winters, Assistant Editor
Assists Elaine Maisner and Lucas Church