New York University Press
New York University Press was founded in 1916 by Elmer Ellsworth Brown, then Chancellor of the University. The Press was, in his words, created to “publish contributions to higher learning by eminent scholars.”
NYU Press is a publisher primarily of academic books and is a department of the New York University Division of Libraries. NYU Press publishes in the humanities and social sciences, with emphasis on sociology, law, cultural and American studies, religion, American history, anthropology, politics, criminology, media and film, and psychology. The Press also publishes books on New York regional history, politics, and culture.
NYU Press publishes approximately 100 new books each year, with a backlist of nearly 2,000 books in print.