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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; Native American and indigenous studies; gender and sexuality; Civil War-era history; general-interest books, especially about North Carolina and the South

Dominique Moore, Assistant Editor
American studies, especially media studies; gender and sexuality

Cate Hodorowicz, Acquisitions Manager
Creative nonfiction


Elaine Maisner, Executive Editor
Religion; Latin America and the Caribbean; food studies; regional general interest, including foodways, cookbooks, gardening, and new currents in southern culture

Andreina Fernandez, Acquisitions Assistant


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

Brandon Proia, Senior Editor
Recent and contemporary history, African American history, current affairs, political history, environmental history, history of science and technology, and southern history

Andrew Winters, Associate Editor
U.S. history, especially cultural history and African American history; performance studies


Lucas Church, Editor
Humanities and social sciences, especially sociology, anthropology, literary studies, history of medicine, and social science approaches to health, medicine, and culture; regional general interest, including books about music, literature, arts and architecture, nature and the outdoors; creative nonfiction; and southern studies

Dylan White, Associate Editor
Humanities and social sciences, especially critical race and ethnic studies and cultural studies; interdisciplinary environmental studies