Shira Bistricer is Collection Development Specialist for ACLS Humanities E-Book. She coordinates the acquisition of recommended titles as well as licensing and digitization of HEB's backlist. In addition to HEB, she also works as an Archival Processing Assistant for the Spector Collection at the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Shira recently earned an M.L.S. and Certificate in Archives and Preservation of Cultural Materials from Queens College. She also holds an M.A. from New York University in World History.
Clare Doyle is the Subscriptions and Marketing Coordinator for ACLS Humanities E-Book. Clare is a graduate of the M.A. program in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, UK. She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies as well as a B.A. in Archaeology and History from University Dublin, Ireland. Clare previously worked as Editor of Book Review Digest, a publication of the former H. W. Wilson Company. She is the Vice President of Green Shores NYC, a group that advocates for a cleaner, greener and more accessible East River waterfront in Queens.
Nina Gielen is Managing Editor for ACLS Humanities E-Book. She oversees day-to-day operations at HEB, as well as managing its handheld/mobile editions program and print-to-digital conversion of XML titles. She is the author of two white papers published by HEB, ACLS Humanities E-Book XML Conversion Experiment: Report on Workflow, Costs, and User Preferences and Handheld E-Book Readers and Scholarship: Report and Reader Survey. Nina holds a B.A. in English from Wesleyan University and an M.A. in Media Studies from The New School. Away from HEB she is also a filmmaker.
Janet Gumbs is the Accounting Consultant at ACLS Humanities E-Book. She is responsible for billing and royalty payouts for the organization. She studied accounting at Accountancy Tutors in London, England, where she gained a B.A. in Accounting and an ACCA professional degree. She is a member of the Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants (ACCA). She also earned an M.A. in Public Administration majoring in non-profit management from Baruch College. Janet has served as a financial consultant to non-profits in New York City. In her spare time she mentors young students as they pursue their college education.
Kevin Murphy is the Editorial Assistant for ACLS Humanities E-Book. He manages HEB's social media presence and corresponds with authors and copyright holders for titles in the collection. In addition to his work at HEB, Kevin is participating in the Knopf Doubleday internship program at Random House for the summer of 2014. He received his B.A. in English from Lafayette College in Pennsylvania, and is currently working toward his M.S. in publishing at New York University.
Edward Reiner is a freelance business consultant who advises HEB on sales, marketing, pricing and customer relations.
Catherine Lee Walton is responsible for outreach to HEB's existing and prospective subscribers throughout the Midwestern United States. Lee has over twenty years experience as a business development executive in sales, merchandising and marketing whose career includes management positions at the Dictograph Marketing Company and the Sweet P Corporation. She is currently working on her degree in market research and behavioral psychology and has conducted numerous research projects in these fields.