MCU Press is located in the heart of Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, in the Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Marine Corps History Center.
2044 Broadway Street
Quantico, VA 22134
The MCU Press bookstore is located on the first floor, adjacent to Marine Corps Archives.
MCU Press Staff
Ms. Angela Anderson
Angela Anderson is the director of Marine Corps University Press (MCUP). MCUP publishes scholarly monographs and the Journal of Advanced Military Studies (JAMS, formerly MCU Journal), which highlights a variety of contemporary topics in national security, international relations, and geopolitics. Ms. Anderson directs and manages the acquisition, editing, design, and production of contemporary and military history monographs and scholarly journals for all MCUP imprints. She began working in publishing in 1992 and has spent the bulk of her career as an editor and designer working in the federal government and with university presses, including the University of Texas Press, Texas A&M University Press, Southern Illinois University Press, and University of Tennessee Press. She holds a BA in graphic design from the University of Texas at Austin and an MA in publishing from George Washington University.
Mr. Jason Gosnell
Deputy Director/MCUP Managing Editor
Jason Gosnell is the managing editor of Marine Corps University Press and JAMS. He is responsible for managing the editorial aspects of JAMS in addition to serving as the series editor for the Marines in the Vietnam War Commemorative Series. He has been assisting in managing the acquisitions process for the JAMS in lieu of an acquisitions editor. His background includes working as an editor in academic publishing at Kent State University Press and, more recently, as a managing editor at West Virginia University Press. Gosnell has a BA in English from Kent State University as well as a master’s of library and information sciences, with a focus on archives, from Kent State University.
Mr. Robert Kocher
Robert Kocher is the senior designer for Marine Corps University Press. He has more than 20 years of design experience with an emphasis on publication design. Kocher is a graduate of the Corcoran College of Art & Design in Washington, DC, with a BFA in graphic design. In his spare time, he enjoys ice hockey and photography.
Ms. Stephani Miller
Managing Editor of Marine Corps History
Stephani L. Miller serves as the managing editor for Marine Corps History magazine, managing the article acquisition and selection process, as well as editing manuscripts to adhere to the press’s editorial standards and the magazine’s mission. She has an extensive background in trade and commercial magazine publishing and has worked as both a writer and an editor in both. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English, focusing on technical writing and editing, with a minor in classical humanities.
Mr. Christopher N. Blaker
Managing Editor of Expeditions with MCUP
Christopher N. Blaker is an editor for Marine Corps University Press. He serves as the managing editor of the Expeditions with MCUP digital-only journal and edits scholarly monographs. His prior experience includes working as managing editor of Michigan History magazine and serving as coeditor of the HD anthology U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, 2010-2014. Blaker also writes extensively on American political and military history and is currently completing a book on his grandfather’s experiences in the Marine Corps during World War II. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Albion College and a master’s degree in American history from Oakland University.
Dr. Michael A. Burns
Michael Burns is a manuscript editor for Marine Corps University Press, where he edits scholarly journal and book manuscripts. He has a background in both editing and public service, including stints as a seasonal ranger with the National Park Service, as an editor at the New Mexico Historical Review, and as managing editor of South Dakota History. He is also in the process of completing a book on the environmental history of Northern Virginia during the Civil War and continues to research topics related to nineteenth-century American military history. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Grand Valley State University, a master’s degree in American history from the University of New Mexico, and a PhD in American history from Texas Christian University.
Mr. Jose Esquilin
Jose Esquilin is a visual information specialist for the Marine Corps University Press, specializing in web and book design. He retired from the U.S. Navy after serving 26 years on active duty. Mr. Esquilin transitioned from active duty to contract work in 2013 when he started as a graphic designer for the Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning (CAOCL) until joining MCUP in 2019. In addition, he is a professional photographer specializing in portraits, sports, and photojournalism. Mr. Esquilin holds an MBA from Trident University, which he completed in 2010, and remains active through online accredited training to continue his proficiency in graphics and design. In his spare time, he volunteers as a board member for Puerto Rico Lacrosse, a nonprofit organization introducing lacrosse to Puerto Rico.
Ms. Emily C. Howard
Emily C. Howard is a visual information specialist for Marine Corps University Press, specializing in book and journal design. She has a background in journalism and has held editor positions for Daily Press and Navy Times, and most recently worked for George Mason University Press. She holds a bachelor's degree in classical studies from Christopher Newport University. Ms. Howard is a proud Navy brat and was baptized on the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71).
Mr. Jeffrey Moravetz
Warehouse and Distribution Manager
After high school, Mr. Moravetz joined the Marine Corps and spent 20 years as a ground supply staff NCO. He then spent 14 years in the civilian sector selling insurance and owning a contracting business before returning to school and earning a bachelor’s in management and an MBA. Moravetz is now responsible for inventory and distribution of all publications for MCU Press. In his spare time, he is an avid reader of history and writes book reviews for the Free-Lance Star in Fredericksburg, Virginia.