Penn State University Press

As the publishing arm of the Pennsylvania State University and a division of the Penn State University Libraries and Scholarly Communications, Penn State University Press is dedicated to serving the University community, the citizens of Pennsylvania, and scholars worldwide by publishing books and journals of the highest quality. The Press promotes the advance of scholarship by disseminating knowledge—new information, interpretations, methods of analysis—with an emphasis on core fields of the humanities and social sciences.

The Press is a vital member of the University community and strives to reflect many of the University’s academic strengths in the liberal arts. It also collaborates with alumni, friends, faculty, and staff in producing books about aspects of University life and history. Its thriving internship program provides valuable experience for Penn State students interested in careers in publishing. And as part of a land-grant and state-supported institution, the Press recognizes its special responsibility to develop books about Pennsylvania, both scholarly and popular, that enhance interest in the region and spread awareness of the state's history, culture, environment.

Scholarly publishing has faced monumental challenges over the past few decades. Through its Office of Digital Scholarly Publishing, jointly managed with the Libraries, the Press takes its place among those institutions moving the enterprise forward. Its innovative projects will help identify technological advances and business models to make scholarly publishing feasible, and widely accessible, well into the future.

Department Contact Information

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Penn State University Press Staff

Name Title Email Office Phone
Patrick H Alexander Director pha3@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Brian Beer Marketing and Communications Manager bxb110@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Jamie Berube Part Time Staff jlb929@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Kendra L. Boileau Editor-in-Chief klb60@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Therese Boyd Part Time Staff tdb12@psu.edu 814-865-1327
David Buchan Shipping Clerk dcb11@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Brendan Coyne Sales and Marketing Director bcc5228@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Teresa A. Craig Administrative Support Coordinator tac6@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Cate Fricke Publicity Manager crf16@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Rachel L. Ginder Production Assistant rlg5195@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Ellie Goodman Executive Editor ehg11@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Jonathan E Gottshall Production Assistant jeg31@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Hannah Hebert Technical Communications Specialist hnh1@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Jessica Karp Production Assistant jxk82@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Julie A Lambert Production Coordinator Journals jas1035@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Tina D. Laychur Business Manager III txs17@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Astrid Meyer Managing Editor Journals aum38@psu.edu 814-863-3830
Jennifer Norton Associate Director jsn4@psu.edu 863-8061
Diana L. Pesek Journals Manager dlp28@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Laura Reed-Morrisson Manager Writing and Editing lxr168@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Sheila Sager Reyes Rights Permissions and Contract Administrator sss2@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Kathleen Scholz-Jaffe Sales Manager kxs56@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Regina Sherwood Marketing and Communications Specialist ras35@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Heather Smith Journals Marketing Manager hms7@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Curtiss E Smith Fulfillment Support Associate ces36@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Ed Spicer Information Technology Generalist res122@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Kathy M Vaughn Business Coordinator kmv1@psu.edu 814-863-6771
Hannah Vose Technical Communications Specialist hav4@psu.edu 814-865-1327
Kathryn Yahner Acquisitions Editor kby3@psu.edu 814-865-1327