Columbia University Press

General information

Columbia University Press seeks to enhance Columbia University’s educational and research mission by publishing outstanding original works by scholars and other intellectuals that contribute to an understanding of global human concerns. The Press also reflects the importance of its location in New York City in its publishing programs. Through book, reference, electronic publishing, and distribution services, the Press broadens the university’s international reputation.


Columbia University Press publishes over 170 new titles annually in the fields of Asian studies and literature, biological sciences, business, culinary history, current affairs, economics, environmental sciences, film and media studies, finance, history, international affairs, literary studies, Middle Eastern studies, neuroscience, New York City history, philosophy, neuroscience, paleontology, political theory, religion, social work, and sociology.

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  • View Fall 2019 catalog here
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  • Download Fall 2018 catalog here
  • Download Spring 2018 catalog here
  • Download Fall 2017 catalog here
  • Download Spring 2017 catalog here
  • Download Fall 2016 catalog here