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Judith Marie McCulloh Edit Profile


Judith Marie McCulloh, American Editor. E-mail: jmmccull@uiuc.edu. Fulbright grantee, 1958-1959; National Defense Education Act grantee, 1961, 62-63; grantee National Endowment for the Humanities, 1978; Distinguished Achievement citation OhioWesleyan U. Alumni Association.


McCulloh, Judith Marie was born on August 16, 1935 in Spring Valley, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Henry A. and Edna Mae (Traub) Binkele.


Bachelor, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1956. Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1970.


Assistant to director, Archives of Traditional Music, Bloomington, Indiana, 1964-1965;assistant editor, University of Illinois Press, Champaign, 1972-1977;associate editor, University of Illinois Press, Champaign, 1977-1982;senior editor, University of Illinois Press, Champaign, 1982-1985;executive editor, University of Illinois Press, Champaign, since 1985;director development, University of Illinois Press, Champaign, since 1992;assistant director, since 1997. Advisor John Edwards Memorial Forum, Los Angeles, since 1973.


  • E-mail: jmmccull@uiuc.edu.


  • Other Work

    • Member Editorial Board American Music, 1980-1989, since 2007, Journal American Folklore, Washington, 1986-1990. Co-editor Stars of Country Music, 1975. Editor (LP) Green Fields of Illinois, 1963, (LP) Hell-Bound Train, 1964, Ethnic Recordings in America, 1982.

      General editor Music in American Life series, 1972-2007.


Trustee American Folklife Center, Library. of Congress, Washington, 1986—2004, chair, 1990—1992, 1996—1998, trustee emerita, since 2004. Fellow: American Folklore Society (executive board 1974-1979, president 1986-1987, executive board 2001-2003). Member: American Musicological Society (member council 2005-2007), American Anthropol.

Association, Society Ethnomusicology (honorary. Treasurer 1982-1986, council 1976-1979, 1983-1986, 1990-1993), Society of America Music (1st vice president 1989-1993).


Married Leon Royce McCulloh, August 26, 1961.

Henry A. Binkele

Edna Mae (Traub) Binkele

Leon Royce McCulloh