Editors

  1. Anne Routon

    Anne Routon

    Major geopolitical shifts in the contemporary world have opened up many exciting, new intellectual pursuits in the field of history. Our list recognizes that, while we live in an ever more interconnected world, knowledge of the past is essential to understanding the present and the future. We seek innovative scholarly and general-interest books with a […]

  2. Bridget Flannery-McCoy

    Bridget Flannery-McCoy

    Economics is a field in motion, both in its expanding scope of study and its range of methods and approaches. At Columbia we seek projects that drive this expansion and cut through set schools of economic thought in the service of understanding major global shifts – including development and inequality, sustainability and climate change, and […]

  3. Christine Dunbar

    Christine Dunbar

    Asian literature in translation formed the bedrock of Columbia’s list in Asian Studies for close to 60 years. The ideal translation – either premodern or modern – has a solid grounding in scholarship and provides a new understanding of an essential source, or makes a canonical work of history, philosophy, or fiction accessible in literary […]

  4. Eric Schwartz

    Eric Schwartz

    Sociology at Columbia University Press focuses on books that engage the subject of inequality from a range of domains and methodologies. Core topics for the list are culture, organizations, community, race, and public health. We prize books that are grounded in rich, new empirical research and are theoretically generative, as well as books that are […]

  5. Jennifer Crewe

    Jennifer Crewe

    One of the first scholarly presses to develop a list in the history and science of food, we focus on humanistic approaches to food—history and culture—and on food science.  The ideal book presents original scholarship but is accessible to a general readership. Works on the science of flavor and sustainability are of strong interest.  

  6. Jennifer Perillo

    Jennifer Perillo

    Columbia’s list in clinical psychology is primarily focused on issues of mental health, behavioral health, and child and family psychology.  We welcome leading authors who are able to translate research into practice and books that highlight effective therapeutic techniques, particularly those intended for vulnerable and/or stigmatized populations. In addition to clinical guides and scholarly monographs, we […]

  7. Myles C. Thompson

    Myles C. Thompson

    The Columbia Business School Publishing imprint reflects the mission of Columbia Business School to develop entrepreneur’s who create value for their stakeholders and their community. We publish books that bridge academic research and business practice, with positive effects on how business is conducted within our global society. The list features work in value investing – […]

  8. Patrick Fitzgerald

    Patrick Fitzgerald

    In the Earth Sciences and Sustainability our primary focus is global climate change and sustainable development. We prize books that can translate cutting edge science for the non-scientist as well as works that reinforce the urgency of global climate change. The modern shift in the Geosciences to a more planetary and systems based paradigm informs […]

  9. Philip Leventhal

    Philip Leventhal

    Film studies is anchored by the Film and Culture Series, which publishes books that combine critical approaches to cinema and media with archival based research in the history of the film industry, including production, technology, exhibition, and film’s relationship to society. We also look for books that develop new theoretical approaches to film and media with an increasing […]

  10. Wendy Lochner

    Wendy Lochner

    Animal studies is an emerging field that builds on scholarship in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences to investigate past and present relations between human and nonhuman animals and their social, political, and ecological effects in and on the world. Critical life studies investigate the persistence of humanism in structures of thought and the figure […]

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