Professor Embree is an associate professor in SLIS and is one of two full-time faculty in the MFA in Book Arts Program.  Her area of specialty is bookbinding.  The results of her creative activity have been featured in juried exhibitions around the world.


  • Graduate Certificate, Book Arts and Technologies Program, University of Iowa, 2000.
  • Master of Family and Consumer Science, Iowa State University, 1997.
  • BA, Art and Art History, University of Iowa, 1993.

Research and Creative Activity


Recent Professional Service Activities

  • Vice President, Guild of Book Workers 2010-present.
  • Co-Director, Paper and Book Intensive, May 2008-present.
  • Editorial Board Member, Guild of Book Workers Journal, March 2009 – present.
  • Executive Board Member, Guild of Book Workers National Organization, 1998 – 2002 and 2005 – 2010.
  • Chair, Southeast Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers, 2003-present.
  • Nominations Committee, Guild of Book Workers, Spring 2010.
  • Grabhorn Fellowships Jury panel, College Book Arts Association, Spring 2010.

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