University of North Carolina Press
Elaine Maisner, senior executive editor at UNC Press, has worked in scholarly book publishing since 1985, including editorial positions at Yale University Press and the University of Tokyo Press. At UNC Press since 1992, she acquires books in the areas of religious studies, Latin American and Caribbean studies, and regional and general trade. Her article, “Getting Published by a University Press” was published in Perspectives, the newsmagazine of the American Historical Association. She has served on the Membership Committee and the Diversity Committee of the Association of American University Presses and since 1997 has been a member of the UNC-Duke Consortium in Latin American Studies editorial committee for the Consortium-sponsored Latin America in Translation series.