New York University Press
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New York University Press
New York University Press
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Parent companyNew York University
FounderElmer Ellsworth Brown
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationNew York, New York
DistributionIngram Publisher Services (US)[1]
Combined Academic Publishers (UK)[2]
Publication typesBooks

New York University Press (or NYU Press) is a university press that is part of New York University.


NYU Press was founded in 1916 by the then chancellor of NYU, Elmer Ellsworth Brown.[3]


  • Arthur Huntington Nason, 1916-1932
  • no director, 1932-1946
  • Jean B. Barr (interim director), 1946-1952
  • Filmore Hyde, 1952-1957
  • Wilbur McKee, acting director, 1957-1958
  • William B. Harvey, 1958-1966
  • Christopher Kentera, 1966-1974
  • Malcolm C. Johnson, 1974-1981
  • Colin Jones, 1981-1996
  • Niko Pfund, 1996-2000
  • Steve Maikowski, 2001-2014
  • Ellen Chodosh, 2014-present[4]

Notable publications

Once best known for publishing The Collected Writings of Walt Whitman, NYU Press has now published numerous award-winning scholarly works, such as Convergence Culture (2007) by Henry Jenkins, The Rabbi's Wife (2006) by Shuly Schwartz, and The Encyclopedia of Jewish Life Before and During the Holocaust (2002).[3] Other well-known names published by the press include Cary Nelson, Jonathon Hafetz, Samuel R. Delany, and Mark Denbeaux.


  1. ^ "Customer Service". NYU Press. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Marston Book Services". Retrieved .
  3. ^ a b "NYU Press » History". Archived from the original on 12 May 2013. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "History". Retrieved .

External links

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