Thea Ledendecker

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Title: Editorial & Business Manager-University of Akron Press
Department: University Press
Office: QS 415
Phone: (330) 972-2795

Areas of Responsibility: Assist the Director in editorial, production, and marketing work for University Press projects; in planning and implementing the University Press’s manufacturing, including initial printing and reprinting of books; in the management of University Press finances and record keeping; and in the mentoring and supervision of student interns and employees.


Ms. Ledendecker holds degrees from Boston University and Emerson College and before joining the English Department staff in 2009 taught composition for the university. She previously taught English overseas, including for the University of Warsaw in Poland, and worked in management in Los Angeles. She enjoys gluten-free cooking, gardening, and reading a good book while surrounded by cats.


MA in Publishing and Writing, Emerson College, 2003
BA in French Language and Literature, Boston University, 1994