University Press of America

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University Press of America
Parent company Rowman & Littlefield
Founded 1975
Founder Raymond D. Fellers and Stanley D. Plotnick
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Lanham, Maryland
Publication types Books
Official website

University Press of America is an academic publisher based in the United States. Part of the independent Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, it was founded in 1975 and states that it has published "more than 10,000 academic, scholarly, and biographical titles in many disciplines". It acquired Rowman & Littlefield in 1988 and took that name for the parent company.

As of 1989 it was the second largest small press distributor in the U.S.[1]


  1. ^ McDowell, Edwin (November 27, 1989). "The Media Business; University Press Becomes Big Distributor for Small Publishers". The New York Times. 

2. Kritsonis, W.A., Editor-in-Chief, NATIONAL FORUM JOURNALS, - Educational Consultant while teaching at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 1981-1984.

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