UBC Press partners with four U.S. university presses

Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Vancouver, BC October 9, 2019: UBC Press is now the exclusive Canadian distributor for titles published by Rutgers University Press, University of Hawai’i Press, University Press of Mississippi, and West Virginia University Press.

Located in Piscataway, NJ, Rutgers University Press is a not-for-profit academic publishing house operating under the auspices of Rutgers University. Since 1936, it has been publishing in many areas including sociology, human rights, health policy, and film and media studies.=

Since 1946, University of Hawai’i Press, located on the island of O’ahu, has grown to one of the most respected publishers of Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific studies titles. They publish an average of seventy new titles each year in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

The University Press of Mississippi is supported by Mississippi’s eight state universities. Located in Jackson, MS, University Press of Mississippi publishes over eighty books annually. Their publishing areas include African American studies, film studies, folklore, and comics and popular culture. They continue to be one of the preeminent publishers of film studies in the world.

West Virginia University Press is the largest publisher in the state of West Virginia. They publish books and scholarly journals by authors around the world, with a particular emphasis on Appalachian studies, history, higher education, the social sciences, and interdisciplinary books about energy, environment, and resources.

UBC Press is Canada’s leading social sciences publisher. Established in 1971, the Press publishes sophisticated and transformative works by authors whose thought and research pushes the boundaries of scholarly discourse and makes a vital contribution to the democratic exchange of ideas. UBC Press is also the distributor for several fine Canadian and foreign publishers, bringing a diversity of scholarship and books for general readers to Canadian audiences.

Orders for Rutgers University Press, University of Hawai’i Press, University Press of Mississippi, and West Virginia University Press books should be directed to UBC Press, c/o UTP Distribution, (416) 667-7791 or 1-800-565-9523, Sales representation by Ampersand Inc.


Posted by Megan M.
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