Acquisitions Department

In the Acquisitions Department the acquiring editors are responsible for finding, evaluating, selecting, and developing book manuscripts for publication.

Peter Agree, Editor-in-Chief
agree@upenn.edu
Anthropology, human rights, political science, overall editorial program

Deborah Blake, Consulting Editor
dcblake.pennpress@virginmedia.com
Ancient history, ancient philosophy, archaeology

Damon Linker, Consulting Editor
linkerpennpress@gmail.com
Political theory, religion and politics, current affairs

Robert Lockhart, Senior Editor
rlockhar@upenn.edu
American history, American studies

Jerome Singerman, Senior Editor
singerma@upenn.edu
Literary criticism and cultural studies, medieval and Renaissance studies, Jewish studies

Amanda Ruffner, Acquisitions Assistant
aruffner@upenn.edu
Assists editor-in-chief Agree and senior editor Lockhart

Hannah Blake, Acquisitions Assistant
hblake@upenn.edu
Assists senior editor Singerman and consulting editors Blake and Linker