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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Lisa Bayer

Areas of interest: women’s history, international relations, and general trade

The Georgia Poetry Prize
Southern Women: Their Lives and Times
Studies in Security and International Affairs
The United States and the Americas


Mick Gusinde-Duffy
Executive Editor for Scholarly and Digital Projects

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

Children, Youth, and War
Environmental History and the American South
Geographies of Justice and Social Transformations
Georgia Review Books
New Perspectives on the Civil War
Since 1970: Histories of Contemporary America
UnCivil Wars


Walter Biggins
Exectuve Editor

Areas of interest: African American studies, American studies, Atlantic World studies, creative nonfiction and essays, cultural studies, diaspora studies, history, film studies, popular culture studies, southern studies

Crux: The Georgia Series in Literary Nonfiction
Early American Places
Gender and Slavery
The Morehouse College King Collection Series on Civil and Human Rights
The New Southern Studies
Politics and Culture in the Twentieth-Century South
Race in the Atlantic World, 1700–1900
Southern Legal Studies
The South on Screen


Patrick Allen
Acquisitions Editor

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

Critical Perspectives in the History of Environmental Design
Georgia River Network Guidebooks
Masters of Modern Landscape Design
Southern Foodways Alliance Studies in Culture, People, and Place


Beth Snead
Assistant Acquisitions Editor | Editorial Assistant to Mick Gusinde-Duffy and Walter Biggins

Areas of interest: animal studies

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


Katherine La Mantia
Assistant to the Director | Editorial Assistant to Lisa Bayer and Patrick Allen