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Acquisitions Editors | Conference Exhibits | Proposal Guidelines | Manuscript Preparation Guidelines | Royalties for Foreign Authors

Acquisitions Editors

Harvard University Press is proud to publish works on a wide range of subjects. Find out more about each editor’s areas of interest and see recent works that are representative of their publishing programs.

Susan Wallace Boehmer

Susan Wallace Boehmer, Editor-in-Chief

Michael Aronson

Michael Aronson, Executive Editor for Social Sciences

Michael Fisher

Michael Fisher, Assistant Director for University Relations and Executive Editor for Science and Medicine

Andrew Kinney

Andrew Kinney, Editor

John Kulka

John Kulka, Executive Editor-at-Large

Ian Malcolm

Ian Malcolm, Executive Editor-at-Large (Europe) and Executive Editor for Economics (Global)

Kathleen McDermott

Kathleen McDermott, Executive Editor for History

Joyce Seltzer

Joyce Seltzer, Senior Executive Editor for History and Contemporary Affairs

Sharmila Sen

Sharmila Sen, Executive Editor-at-Large

Lindsay Waters

Lindsay Waters, Executive Editor for the Humanities

Conference Exhibits

Our Editorial Department exhibits books and greets attendees at dozens of academic conferences every year. View a full schedule of exhibits planned for the current year.

Proposal Guidelines

Read an overview of our proposals process: questions to consider when preparing a book proposal, information that should be included, and how proposals are handled.

Manuscript and Art Preparation Guidelines

The following documents [PDF] contain our most current guidelines for preparing a manuscript and any accompanying artwork for submission.

* Use this method for manuscripts in the social and natural sciences.

If you have further questions, please contact us.

Royalties for Foreign Authors

United States tax law requires that Harvard University withhold 30% of any payment to foreign individuals. However, foreign individuals who reside in countries that have a tax treaty with the United States can apply for an exemption from this requirement. See our page on royalties for foreign individuals for details.

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