The University of Georgia Press publishes scholarly and general-interest books in the following areas.

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Areas of interest

African American studies
American history
American literature
American studies
Atlantic World studies
Environmental history
Environmental studies
Food studies
International relations
Landscape studies
Natural history
Regional trade (books about Georgia and the South)
Security studies
Southern studies
Urban studies

Series and imprints

The Press also publishes books in special series and imprints.

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Mick Gusinde-Duffy

Areas of interest: American history, American studies, African American studies, southern history, civil rights, environmental history, geography, urban studies, legal history

Environmental History and the American South
Geographies of Justice and Social Transformations
Since 1970: Histories of Contemporary America
UnCivil Wars


Walter Biggins
Senior Acquisitions Editor

Areas of interest: American studies, Atlantic World studies, cultural studies, diaspora studies, history, international affairs and security studies, film studies, popular culture studies, southern studies

Early American Places
The New Southern Studies
Politics and Culture in the Twentieth-Century South
Race in the Atlantic World, 1700–1900
Studies in the Legal History of the South
The South on Screen
Studies in Security and International Affairs
The United States and the Americas


Patrick Allen
Acquisitions Editor

Areas of interest: General-interest books about Georgia and the South, natural history, food studies

Southern Foodways Alliance Studies in Culture, People, and Place


Lisa Bayer

Areas of interest: women’s history, women’s studies, general trade

Southern Women: Their Lives and Times


Beth Snead
Assistant Acquisitions Editor

Areas of interest: environmental studies

Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lecture Series
AWP Award for Creative Nonfiction
Cave Canem Poetry Prize
Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction
The National Poetry Series
VQR Poetry Series


Elizabeth Crowley
Editorial Assistant