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Director: Ellen W. Faran (253-4078)

Associate Director and Director of Finance and Operations: Rebecca Schrader (253-5250)

Director of TechnologyBill Trippe (452-3747)

Administrative Associate: Gayle Sherman (253-5255)

Books Division


Controller: Charles Hale (258-0577)


For information on submitting a proposal, please consult our author services page.

Editorial Director: Gita Manaktala (253-3172)

  • Art, Architecture, Visual & Cultural Studies: Roger Conover, Executive Editor (253-1677)
  • Cognitive Science, Philosophy, Bradford Books, Bioethics: Philip Laughlin, Senior Acquisitions Editor (252-1636)
  • Computer Science, Linguistics: Marie Lee, Executive Editor (253-1558)
  • Economics, Finance, Business: John S. Covell, Senior Acquisitions Editor (253-3757)
  • Economics, Finance, Business: Jane Macdonald, Acquisitions Editor (253-1605)
  • Environmental Studies: Beth Clevenger, Acquisitions Editor (253-4113)
  • Life Sciences, Neuroscience, EngineeringRobert Prior, Executive Editor (253-1584)
  • New Media, Game Studies, Design: Doug Sery, Senior Acquisitions Editor (253-5187)
  • Science, Technology & Society; Information Science: Marguerite Avery, Senior Acquisitions Editor (253-1653)

  • Art, Architecture, Visual & Cultural Studies: Justin Kehoe, Assistant Acquisitions Editor (253-3933)
  • Computer Science, Linguistics, Semiotext(e): Marc Lowenthal, Associate Acquisitions Editor (258-0579)
  • Digital Media & Learning: Susan Buckley, Associate Acquisitions Editor (253-0763)
  • Economics, Finance, Business: Emily Taber, Assistant Acquisitions Editor (253-1585)
  • Life Sciences, Neuroscience, Engineering, Cognitive Science, Philosophy; Science: Christopher Eyer, Acquisitions Assistant (253-8389)
  • Science, Technology, & Society; Information Science: Katie Helke, Assistant Acquisitions Editor (253-0974 )
  • Environmental Studies: Miranda Martin, Assistant Acquisitions Editor (253-1693)

Credit and Customer Service

  • Credit & Collections Manager: Tom Hall (401-658-4226)
  • Customer Service Manager: Cathy Morrone (401-531-2800)


Manager: Yasuyo Iguchi (253-8034)

Design Staff:

Digital Initiatives Group

Digital Publishing Manager: Jake Furbush (258-0583)

DIG Staff:


Managing Editor: Michael Sims (253-2080)

Editorial Staff:

Marketing, Promotions, and Rights

Marketing Director: Katie Hope (258-0603)

U.S. Promotions and Publicity Department:

Rights and Permissions:

UK Marketing and Promotions Office: 

All staff in our European office may be reached at +44 (0) 20 7306 0603 (phone). The mailing address for our UK office is: The MIT Press, Suite 2, 1 Duchess Street, London, W1W 6AN, UK


Production Manager: Janet Rossi (253-2882)

Sales Department

Sales Director: Anne Bunn (253-8838)

Journals Division

Journals Director: Nick Lindsay (258-0594)

Assistant Journals Manager & Journals Business Manager: June McCaull (258-0593)

  • Financial/Administrative Assistant: Jane Powers (258-0592)

Journals and Digital Products Customer Service

Customer Service Manager: Abbie Hiscox (452-3765)

Editorial and Production

Journals Editorial & Production Manager: Rachel Besen (258-0585)

  • Senior Production Coordinator: Dan Bouchard (258-0588)
  • Senior Production Editor: Eric Witz (258-0586)
  • Associate Production Coordinator: Ann Olson (258-0596)
  • Associate Production Coordinator: Levi Rubeck (258-0587)

Journals Technology

Journals Technology Specialist: Karie Kirkpatrick (258-0589)


Marketing Manager: Jill Rodgers (258-0595)

Rights and Permissions

Permissions Manager: Pam Quick (253-0080)