Columbia University Press
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Columbia University Press
Columbia University Press
Columbia University Press
Parent companyColumbia University
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationNew York City
DistributionPerseus Distribution (US)
John Wiley & Sons (Europe, Africa, Asia)[1]
Publication typesBooks
ImprintsWallflower Press
One of the earliest logos of Columbia University Press

Columbia University Press is a university press based in New York City, and affiliated with Columbia University. It is currently directed by Jennifer Crewe (2014-present) and publishes titles in the humanities and sciences, including the fields of literary and cultural studies, history, social work, sociology, religion, film, and international studies.


Founded in 1893,[2] Columbia University Press is notable for publishing reference works, such as The Columbia Encyclopedia (1935-present), The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry (online as The Columbia World of Poetry Online) and The Columbia Gazetteer of the World (also online) and for publishing music.[3]

First among American university presses to publish in electronic formats,[] in 1998 the Press founded an online-only site, Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)[4] and Columbia Earthscape (in 2009).[]


In 2011, Columbia University Press bought UK publisher Wallflower Press.[5]


  1. ^ "For Booksellers". Columbia University Press. Retrieved .
  2. ^ Jeff Camhi (15 April 2013). A Dam in the River: Releasing the Flow of University Ideas. Algora Publishing. pp. 149-. ISBN 978-0-87586-989-6. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ About Columbia University Press, Retrieved 24 April 2021.
  4. ^ Thompson, John (2005). Books in the Digital Age. Polity. pp. 354-356. ISBN 9780745634784.
  5. ^ "Columbia University Press Acquires Wallflower Press". Publishers Weekly. 2011-06-14. Retrieved .

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