About Us

Michigan Publishing Services is committed to increasing the impact of the University of Michigan publishing activities, supporting new publishing ambitions of the U-M community, and providing space for experimentation in scholarly publishing. 

You can learn about our services here, and reach us easily by email. If you have a permissions request, please email mpublishing@umich.edu

Meet the Michigan Publishing Services Staff

We're a team of librarians and publishing professionals dedicated to increasing the visibility, reach, and impact of University of Michigan's scholarship. If you have questions about publishing your work or the work of your class or University unit, we’d love to hear from you.


Jason Colman
Director of Publishing Services


Sean Guynes
Acquiring Editor, Lever Press and ACLS HEB


Terri Geitgey
Publishing Services Librarian


Patrick Goussy
Senior Digital Publishing Coordinator


Jamie Jones
Marketing Manager


Joan Kwaske
Digital Publishing Coordinator


Marisa Mercurio
Editorial Coordinator



Katie Rokakis
Senior Digital Publishing Coordinator



Lauren Stachew
Senior Digital Publishing Coordinator



Are you looking to contact someone else at Michigan Publishing? View the full Michigan Publishing staff directory here.