|Parent company Harvard University|
Parent organization Harvard University
|Publication types Academic publishing|
Official website www.hup.harvard.edu
Country of origin United States of America
|Headquarters location Cambridge, Massachusetts|
Key people William P. Sisler (director) Susan Wallace Boehmer (editor-in-chief)
Headquarters Massachusetts, United States
Founded 13 January 1913, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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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.
- Book publishing harvard university press at aha 2013
- Related publishers imprints and series
- Political bias
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
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.
Harvard University Press distributes the Loeb Classical Library and is the publisher of the I Tatti Renaissance Library, the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library, and the Murty Classical Library of India.
It is distinct from Harvard Business Press, which is part of Harvard Business Publishing, and the independent Harvard Common Press.
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".