Penn Press at AJS 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.


Monday, December 14 at 12:15 pm Penn Press @ AJS: Michael A. Meyer & Jerry Singerman (12/14 at 12:15 pm)

Please join us for a presentation of Michael A. Meyer’s new book, Rabbi Leo Baeck: Living a Religious Imperative in Troubled Times—featuring Prof. Meyer in conversation with Penn Press Senior Editor Jerry Singerman. The event will begin at 12:15 pm.


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: 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.