About University of Pennsylvania Press

Originally founded in 1890, University of Pennsylvania Press’s innate mission is to advance publication of books that aid scholarly research and educational objectives. By long tradition, the Press has published distinct works in Cultural Studies, Urban Studies and

International Rights, now diversified to exemplary works in convergent areas of Jewish Studies, Political Science, and Social Sciences. Today, the Press publishes over 140 new titles and periodical issues each year, with an active backlist of more than 3,000 titles.

De Gruyter and University of Pennsylvania Press


Since 2014, University of Pennsylvania Press and De Gruyter have harmonized in a global partnership to bring high-quality content to a wider audience. This partnership reinforces our communal mission of widespread scholarly discourse and distribution of critically acclaimed titles. De Gruyter distributes over 3,000 titles including frontlist, backlist, and archive collections of University of Pennsylvania Press in key subject areas like American History and Culture, Renaissance Studies, Anthropology, Landscape Architecture, Human Rights, and Jewish Studies among many others.