Genevieve Aoki acquires books on music. She commissions textbooks in the areas of music theory, popular music, American music, music and sound in film/screen media, music and gender, music business and industry, and music technology. She also publishes research monographs on music from the medieval era to the eighteenth century, on music and material culture, and on musical theater. She is interested in handbooks and companions across all these subjects. In general, she seeks textbooks that make innovative approaches accessible to a student audience, and research dealing with the intersection of music with culture, society, politics, and gender.