Acquisitions Department

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

Walter Biggins, Editor-in-Chief
wbiggins@upenn.edu
Subjects: Cultural studies, human rights, intellectual and political history of the Americas, Atlantic World and postcolonial studies
Series: Alembics: Penn Studies in Literature and Science; Material Texts; Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights; Q19: The Queer American Nineteenth Century; Sound in History

Robert Lockhart, Senior Editor
rlockhar@upenn.edu
Subjects: Atlantic history, American history colonial-present, history of the African diaspora and transnational history, urban studies
Series: American Business, Politics, and Society; America in the Nineteenth Century; Architecture, Technology, Culture; The City in the 21st Century; Critical Studies in Risk and Disaster; Early American Studies; The Early Modern Americas; Hagley Perspectives on Business and Culture; Intellectual History of the Modern Age; Politics and Culture in Modern America; Power, Politics, and the World

Elisabeth Maselli, Senior Editor
emaselli@upenn.edu
Subjects: Jewish studies, religious studies, political science, anthropology, and ethnography
Series:
American Governance: Politics, Policy, and Public Law; Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism; Jewish Culture and Contexts

Jenny Tan, Associate Editor
jennytan@upenn.edu
Subjects: Medieval and early modern studies, and anthropology and ethnography
Series: Contemporary Ethnography; Ethnography of Political Violence; The Middle Ages Series; RaceB4Race: Critical Race Studies of the Premodern

Cal Turner, Acquisitions Assistant
caturn@upenn.edu
Assists the acquiring editors

TBD, Acquisitions Assistant
Assists the acquiring editors