Contact Us

Contact the History Program!History Department
University Hall Building 3050
University of Illinois at Springfield
One University Plaza
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

Phone: (217) 206-6779

David Bertaina

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Phone: (217) 206-8412
Office: UHB 3059


Michelle Kenny

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Online Coordinator and Academic Advisor


Phone: 217-206-8616


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Ms. Michelle Kenny is a Central Illinois native. She graduated with a Bachelors of Art degree in English (Literature and Creative Writing concentrations) from Illinois College and earned her Masters of Science degree in Management and Organizational Behavior from Benedictine University. In her free time, she enjoys reading, shopping, watching old movies, cheering for the St. Louis Cardinals, and participating in Trivia Nights. Her favorite part about working at UIS is the opportunity to assist students in finding their passion and helping that passion become a reality.

Julie Atwell

Julie Atwell
Program Secretary

Phone: (217) 206-6779
Office: UHB 3050

Graduate Assistant

Phone: (217) 206-7459
Office: UHB 3065