To contact me by phone, please call 847-650-9706 (mobile).

Student Email

In lieu of regular email,  my prospective, current, and former students from UWM and Illinois should contact me by using the iCourse - JIRA Service Desk. The service desk system allows me to see your requests sooner, to respond to them more quickly, and to monitor each request until it is resolved. It also allows me to enlist the help of of my teaching assistants when they can respond to your request more quickly or when they can provide first-hand accounts regarding items that they are handling. To get started, please follow this link.

Other Email

Non-students may contact me by choosing from the list of email addresses below:


To connect to me on LinkedIn, please visit my LinkedIn page.


To follow me on Twitter, please visit my Twitter page.


To see the very few posts that make it to my blog, please visit Escape Velocity.

Postal Mail

For Ligent business, please send mail to:

Kevin Trainor
Principal Consultant
Ligent, LLC
4565 Jenna Road
Glenview, IL 60025

For personal matters, please send mail to:

Kevin Trainor
4565 Jenna Road
Glenview, IL 60025

For UWM/SOIS business, please send mail to:

Kevin Trainor
Senior Lecturer
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
School of Information Studies
NWQB, Room 3550
2025 E Newport
Milwaukee, WI 53211

For iSchool at Illinois business, please send mail to:

Kevin Trainor
Adjunct Senior Lecturer
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
School of Information Sciences
501 E. Daniel Street, Room 112
Champaign, IL 61820-6211