Harvard University Press
|Parent company||Harvard University|
|Founded||January 13, 1913|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Headquarters location||Cambridge, Massachusetts|
William P. Sisler (director)
Susan Wallace Boehmer (editor-in-chief)
|Publication types||Academic publishing|
Harvard University Press (HUP) is a publishing house established on January 13, 1913, as a division of Harvard University, and focused on academic publishing. In 2005, it published 220 new titles. It is a member of the Association of American University Presses. Its current director is William P. Sisler and the editor-in-chief is Susan Wallace Boehmer.
The press maintains offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts, near Harvard Square, in New York City, and in London, England.
Notable authors published by HUP include Eudora Welty, Walter Benjamin, E. O. Wilson, John Rawls, Emily Dickinson, Stephen Jay Gould, Helen Vendler, Carol Gilligan, Amartya Sen, David Blight, Martha Nussbaum, and Thomas Piketty.
The Display Room in Harvard Square, dedicated to selling HUP publications, closed on June 17, 2009.
- Related publishers, imprints, and series 1
- Political ideologies 2
- See also 3
- References 4
- Bibliography 5
- External links 6
Related publishers, imprints, and series
HUP owns the Belknap Press imprint, which it inaugurated in May 1954 with the publication of the Harvard Guide to American History. The John Harvard Library book series is published under the Belknap imprint.
A 2011 study of the books published by Harvard University Press during the 2000–2010 period and connected to political ideology found that, out of 494, only eight "had an outlook that was conspicuously either classical liberal or conservative".
- Hall, Max (1986). Harvard University Press: A History. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
- Official website
- Blog of Harvard University Press