Penn Press at AAR/SBL 2020

About Penn Press

Founded in 1890, the University of Pennsylvania Press is one of the oldest scholarly imprints in North America. Penn Press publishes rigorous and thought-provoking work in the humanities and social sciences designed to advance knowledge, dialogue, and understanding.


Tuesday, December 1 at 3:30 pmPenn Press @ AAR/SBL: Dyan Elliott’s The Corrupter of Boys

Please join us as Dyan Elliott discusses her new book—The Corrupter of Boys: Sodomy, Scandal, and the Medieval Clergy—with Robert Orsi!


Wednesday, December 2 at 3:30 pmPenn Press @ AAR/SBL: Kirsten Fischer’s American Freethinker

Please join us as Kirsten Fischer discusses her new book—American Freethinker: Elihu Palmer and the Struggle for Religious Freedom in the New Nation—with Penn Press Senior Editor Robert Lockhart!


Our Acquisitions Editors

Walter Biggins, Editor-in-Chief
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Areas of acquisition: Cultural studies, intellectual and political history of the Americas, Atlantic World and postcolonial studies

Robert Lockhart, Senior Editor
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Areas of acquisition: Atlantic history, American history (colonial through the present), history of the African Diaspora and transnational history, urban studies

Jerome Singerman, Senior Editor
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Areas of acquisition: Medieval and Early Modern European history, Jewish history, literary criticism and cultural studies

Selected series: Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion, Jewish Culture and Contexts

Jenny Tan, Associate Editor
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Areas of acquisition: Ethnography, anthropology, political studies

View all Penn Press series on our website.