Duke University Press

Duke University Press is an academic publisher and university press affiliated with Duke University. It was founded in 1921[3] by William T. Laprade. Writer Dean Smith is director of the press.[4]

Duke University Press
Parent companyDuke University
Founded1921
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationDurham, North Carolina
Distributionself-distributed (US)[1]
Combined Academic Publishers (UK)[2]
Publication typesBooks, Academic journals
Official websitewww.dukeupress.edu

It publishes approximately 150 books annually and more than 55 academic journals, as well as five electronic collections.[5] The company publishes primarily in the humanities and social sciences but is also particularly well known for its mathematics journals. The book publishing program includes lists in African studies, African American studies, American studies, anthropology, art and art history, Asian studies, Asian American studies, Chicano/Latino and Latin American studies, cultural studies, film and TV studies, indigenous and Native American studies, music, political and social theory, queer theory/LGBT studies, religion, science studies, and women's and gender studies. [6]

Notable authors published by Duke University Press include Achille Mbembe, Donna Haraway, Lauren Berlant, Jack Halberstam, Sara Ahmed, Jane Bennett, Jennifer Christine Nash, Christina Sharpe, Dionne Brand, Fredric Jameson, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, and James Baldwin.