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Our Acquisitions Editors
Walter Biggins, Editor-in-Chief
Areas of acquisition: Cultural studies, intellectual and political history of the Americas, Atlantic World and postcolonial studies
Robert Lockhart, Senior Editor
Areas of acquisition: Atlantic history, American history (colonial through the present), history of the African Diaspora and transnational history, urban studies
Selected Series: America in the Nineteenth Century (ANC), Early American Studies (EAS), The Early Modern Americas (EMA), Politics & Culture in Modern America (POC).
Jenny Tan, Associate Editor
Areas of acquisition: Ethnography, anthropology, political studies
Selected series: Race B4 Race: Critical Race Studies of the Premodern (RB4R)