University of Virginia Press

The University of Virginia Press (UVAP) was founded in 1963 to advance the intellectual interests not only of the University of Virginia, but also of institutions of higher learning throughout the state. A member of the Association of American University Presses, UVAP currently publishes sixty-five to seventy-five new titles annually. A leader in digital scholarly publishing, it’s electronic imprint, “Rotunda,” includes an American history collection spanning from George Washington’s papers through modern presidential recordings, as well as an open-access reference collection of the buildings of the United States called “Archipedia.” New titles are approved by the UVAP Board of Directors after a rigorous process of peer review. The UVAP editorial program focuses primarily on the humanities and social sciences with special concentrations in American history, literature, architecture, religious studies, African-American studies, and regional books. While it continuously pursues new titles, UVAP also maintains a backlist of approximately 1,500 titles in print. The UVAP welcomes inquiries from University faculty.