Jennifer Abbott commissions books on a broad array of subjects within Literary Studies. This includes textbooks, supplementary textbooks, companions, handbooks, readers, and research monographs. Jennifer manages some our most popular and influential series in Literature including, Routledge Introductions to American Literature,Children’s Literature and Culture, Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literature,Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture, Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature, Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature, and Routledge Research in Travel Writing. She is actively seeking new projects within the discipline, so please feel free to reach out with your book idea.
Kristina Abbotts commissions handbooks, research-level monographs, and edited books across in the business, economics and finance disciplines. Specifically, her focus is on finance; international economics; labour economics; economics of innovation; industrial economics; marketing science, operations management; information and project management; and innovation & technology management.
Karen Adler publishes a range of scholarly volumes, textbooks, handbooks, and professional books on language and literacy education, ESL/multilingual education, science education, math education, and art education. She is interested in textbooks for students and pre-service teachers; professional books for practitioners; and cutting-edge research and scholarship in these fields.
Genevieve Aoki acquires books on music, focusing on areas including music theory, popular music, American music, music and film/media, music business, and music technology. She publishes textbooks and supplementary books for courses at the university level, as well as handbooks, edited collections, and research monographs. Among the series she manages are the Music and Screen Media series and the Routledge Global Popular Music series. She is especially interested in books that make current scholarship, emerging paradigms, and innovative approaches accessible to a student audience.
Brianna Ascher commissions research monographs, edited collections, and handbooks in law. The books on her list include innovative research by up-and-coming academics alongside titles by more established authors which offer thought-provoking and often critical analyses. Key areas include: international law; human rights law; intellectual property law; finance and banking law; corporate law; and terrorism and the law, reflecting the current vitality and diversity of legal scholarship.
Will commissions books in every area of sport and exercise science, including physiology, biomechanics, psychology, nutrition, strength and conditioning, sports injury, sports coaching, motor control and skill acquisition, performance analysis and physical activity and health. Working out of the UK but with a global portfolio of authors and projects, he commissions books at all levels, including textbooks, handbooks, and research monographs.
Nick Barclay works on the Special Issues as Books (SPIB) publishing programme at Routledge, converting special issues of Taylor and Francis journals into books in order to disseminate journal scholarship to a wider audience. He has specific responsibility for the Humanities, Education and Behavioural Science, Science, Media Studies, Economics, Business and Sociology subject areas. He would welcome any proposals for specific special issue books, as well as general enquiries about re-publishing journal content in book format.
Andrew Beck commissions leading books in all major areas of philosophy, including metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of science, aesthetics, logic, philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion, and history of philosophy. He is especially interested in new textbooks that incorporate recent changes in a sub-discipline, scholarly monographs with potential appeal outside their core sub-disciplines, books grounded in analytic philosophy that engage cutting-edge research in the sciences, new ideas for reference works, and short primers on emerging areas of study.
Catherine Bernard acquires titles in the areas of Educational Foundations, Education Policy and Politics, Multicultural Education, Social Studies Education, and Mathematics Education. With over fifteen years of experience, she proudly publishes academic books and texts for education researchers, scholars, and aspiring teachers.
Heidi Bishop commissions monographs (single-authored and edited collections), handbooks, companions and supplementary texts in the areas of music education research, teaching and practice, popular music, music and culture, aesthetics, screen music, musical theatre, music and gender, sociology of music, music and politics as well as classical music from the Baroque period right up to the present day. Heidi developed the Ashgate music list over a period of 15 years and continues this work with Routledge. Please do get in touch to discuss potential book proposals.
Gerhard (email@example.com) Gerhard Boomgaarden commissions for a world-class Sociology list that features textbooks, supplementary reading, research monographs, edited collections, translations, encyclopedias, and handbooks. He publishes in all established fields of teaching and research, as well as in newer and more interdisciplinary areas. He also manages a team of seven editors in the social sciences.
Ellen Boyne focuses on publishing distinctive work in corrections, policing, criminology, and criminal justice and the law. She commissions research monographs, edited handbook collections, and supplemental texts, and also specializes in the development of core textbooks with an innovative approach to teaching. With 30 years of experience in criminal justice publishing and an M.S. in Criminal Justice, she invites book proposals on emerging areas and advances in the field. She shares criminal justice news on Twitter via @CJ_Editor and can also be reached via LinkedIn.
Rebecca Brennan oversees the Law, Environment & Sustainability publishing programmes at Routledge and has specific responsibility for commissioning textbooks for the UK LLB and GDL markets. She is committed to channelling the very best in pedagogic practice to develop innovative and engaging textbooks that continue to meet the evolving needs of both lecturers and students. She is also dedicated to the expansion of the Routledge Law programme within the US and welcomes proposals from prospective authors based in North America, whether they be textbooks, edited collections, or single-authored monographs.
Emily Briggs commissions research monographs, edited collections, Routledge Focus texts, Handbooks and supplementary/further reading titles in sociology. She is responsible for publishing academically rigorous, ground-breaking research across all sub-disciplines within sociology, but has particular interest in youth studies, ageing studies, feminist and intersectional approaches, gender studies, critical diversity studies, emotion and society, surveillance, activism and resistance, race and ethnicity, emerging societies, the sociology of health and illness, ignorance studies, and research methods (especially ethnography).
Tony Bruce has global responsibility for the Routledge Philosophy list and twenty years’ experience in academic publishing. He commissions new books mainly in philosophy of mind, metaphysics, ethics, aesthetics and phenomenology but is interested in all subjects. Key series include Routledge Classics, New Problems of Philosophy, Routledge Philosophy Companions, and Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy. He is also interested in new translations of important philosophical works and manages The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online. A selection of authors Tony has worked with can be seen on his LinkedIn profile.
Helen Canton has been responsible for the international and regional organizations content in all Europa products for over 20 years. She is keen that this critical but complex aspect of global affairs is conveyed in clearly accessible formats, unique to Europa. Helen commissions essays on all aspects of the international system for the annual Europa Directory of International Organizations. Other longer monographs or focus books may be considered.
Katie Carpenter commissions research monographs, edited collections, and handbooks in law. The books on her list include innovative research by up-and-coming academics alongside titles by more established authors which offer thought-provoking and often critical analyses. Key areas include: international law; human rights law; intellectual property law; finance and banking law; corporate law; and terrorism and the law, reflecting the current vitality and diversity of legal scholarship.
Ceri McLardy publishes books in the areas of cognitive psychology/neuroscience, biopsychology, neuropsychology, and research methods. She is interested in publishing books by established and up-and-coming researchers, in a variety of different formats, including edited collections, textbooks, professional books, and handbooks.
Aakash Chakrabarty commissions research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and readers in the areas of politics, especially political theory and processes, public policy and administration, migration, social exclusion & discrimination. He also looks at works on environment, religion and linguistics. He is actively looking to commission manuscripts on key issues
Pamela Chester brings more than 18 years of publishing experience to her work on the US Criminal Justice and Criminology list. She commissions a full range of content, primarily focused on core textbooks for the North American market with an innovative approach to teaching CJ fundamentals. She also signs upper-level textbooks, particularly in new and emerging fields. Her special interests include corrections, policing, criminology, and criminal justice and the law.
Shoma Choudhury commissions research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and readers in the areas of international relations / defence & strategic studies, economics / business & management, media & culture studies, and literature. She also looks at gender, environment, and religion. She is actively looking for books on current and topical issues in these areas.
Christina Chronister commissions a broad range of books in many of the applied areas, including industrial and organizational psychology, leadership, consumer psychology, and health psychology, as well as books in the areas of history of psychology and theoretical and philosophical psychology.
Alyson works on Routledge Revivals and the Routledge Library Editions programme where she reissues out-of-print and unavailable titles from the Routledge backlist in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The books are written by some of the leading academic scholars of the past 120 years and includes titles from past imprints such as Croom Helm, Methuen, and Routledge & Kegan Paul. The Routledge Library Editions are available both as individual titles and as thematic sets.
Terry Clague’s publishing career started at Routledge in 2001 and has included responsibilities across the humanities and social sciences. Currently, Terry has overall responsibility for the business, economics & law editorial teams. His commissioning remit includes accounting, business history, the creative and cultural industries, and entrepreneurship as well as two new series, the shortform State of the Art in Business Research and Key Ideas in Business and Management.
Anna Clarkson commissions new books in the areas of Education Leadership and Management, Teacher’s Lives and Careers, and Education Foundations. Current series in these areas include Teacher Quality and School Development, edited by Christopher Day and Ann Lieberman; Education, Poverty, and International Development, edited by Madeleine Arnot and Christopher Colclough; and the Foundations and Futures of Education, edited by Peter Aggleton, Sally Power, and Michael Reiss. Recent award-winning titles on Anna’s list include ‘Education – the anatomy of the discipline’ by John Furlong and ‘How Schools Do Policy’ by Stephen J Ball, Meg Maguire, and Annette Braun. Anna is always pleased to hear from new authors looking to publish in these areas.
Rachel Concannon works on the Routledge Library Editions programme where she reissues out-of-print and unavailable titles from the Routledge backlist in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The books are written by some of the leading academic scholars of the past 120 years and includes titles from past imprints such as Croom Helm, Methuen, and Routledge & Kegan Paul. The Routledge Library Editions are available both as individual titles and as thematic sets.
Georgina works on the Routledge Library Editions programme where she reissues out-of-print and unavailable titles from the Routledge backlist in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The books are written by some of the leading academic scholars of the past 120 years and include titles from past imprints such as Croom Helm, Methuen, and Routledge & Kegan Paul. The Routledge Library Editions are available both as individual titles and as thematic sets.
Jacqueline Curthoys is an editor focused on commissioning research-level books across all areas of business, with a particular interest in marketing, consumption, and public relations. She publishes cutting-edge, original research in established subjects as well as emerging topics, and includes both single- and multi-authored books as well as edited collections. Jacqueline also commissions major overviews of current research in key disciplines for the Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting series.
Aiyana Curtis commissions academically rigorous and groundbreaking research across all sub-disciplines in the areas of Education, Psychology and Mental Health. She is interested in receiving proposals for research monographs, edited collections and Routledge Focus titles.
Lauren Davis acquires practical Eye on Education books for teachers in grades K–12. She is interested in books on a wide range of subject areas, including literacy, math, world languages, technology/innovation, and general best practices. She seeks books that are reader-friendly, easy to use, and provide clear takeaways and tools for busy teachers, as opposed to books that are research-heavy for scholars and preservice teachers. She is a former sixth-grade ELA teacher and has worked in publishing for more than ten years.
Amy Davis-Poynter commissions for Classics and Biblical Studies, with books on the history, thought, and cultures of the Ancient Near East and Egypt, the Biblical lands, Greece and Rome, and Late Antiquity and Early Christianity. She produces a wide range of books, from introductory textbooks and sourcebooks to translations, scholarly monographs, and edited collections, with a particular interest in reception, science and medicine, the emotions and senses, and theoretical and interdisciplinary approaches to the subjects. New series and series in development include Routledge Handbooks of Theory and the Classics, The Senses in Antiquity, Issues in Ancient Philosophy, Medicine and Healing in Antiquity, and Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World. Established series include the Routledge Worlds, Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World, and Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies.
Amanda Devine acquires books for the Routledge Mental Health list and actively commissions in the areas of addiction, autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, eating disorders, art therapy and expressive therapies, group work, school psychology, and school counseling. She is interested in receiving proposals in these fields for professional and supplementary books, textbooks, and handbooks.
Constance Ditzel acquires books for music, showcasing anchor titles in World Music, Ethnomusicology, and Music Technology. In addition, the Music list hosts developing clusters in Music Theory and Music Education – with books that complement each other and meet a particular need. With more than twenty years of experience in academic publishing, Constance is particularly attuned to the needs of teachers and students, listening to our readership for direction in content as well as delivery, and assessing writing by how it accommodates the appropriate audience. She seeks handbooks, textbooks, and an array of research monographs and edited collections in Musicology.
Polly Dodson works across the entire spectrum of literary studies, from Classical to Contemporary Literature. She aims to bring a fresh approach to every book she publishes, whether on established topics such as Shakespeare, American Literature, and Literary Theory, or emerging areas such as Digital Literature, World Literature, and Environmental Literature. She commissions a variety of text types including Handbooks and Companions, Readers, Textbooks for students, and a digital project on Modernism. Key series include the New Critical Idiom, Engagements with Literature, and Literature and Contemporary Thought.
Paul Dukes commissions scholarly titles in all the major topics within the fields of cognitive and social psychology. The range includes undergraduate and graduate textbooks in key topics, while handbooks, edited collections, and monographs provide upper-level students and researchers with a valuable and cutting-edge resource. The focus is on high-quality, peer-reviewed experimental research by authors who are internationally renowned for their work. Many recent publications integrate research using the latest in neuroimaging techniques.
Charlotte publishes scholarly books, textbooks and reference books for the Environment, Sustainability and Development Studies lists. Her portfolio offers interdisciplinary books drawing from the Social Sciences and Humanities, in particular from Education, Anthropology, Philosophy, Law, Geography, Health and Sociology. Key areas include Sustainable Development, Sustainability Science, Environmental Humanities, Urban Sustainability, Disasters and Hazards, and Humanitarian Studies. Find out more about the Sustainability textbooks she publishes at www.routledgesustainabilityhub.com.
Georgette Enriquez acquires academic books in the areas of developmental psychology, forensic psychology, neuropsychology, speech and language disorders, and sport psychology. In each area, she publishes cutting-edge research and perspectives in a variety of formats, including authored and edited volumes, handbooks, and textbooks at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Margaret Farrelly acquires books looking at a broad range of media and cultural studies, with a particular focus on journalism, advertising, and public relations industries. The majority of the titles she commissions are textbook projects which seek to blend practical and theoretical skills, and which are aimed at helping students to understand and engage with new subject areas and key critical concepts.
Fran Ford acquires books on architecture for professional and scholarly audiences. She has been commissioning for the Routledge architecture list since 2008 and publishes books in a variety of formats including professional texts, student textbooks, edited collections and scholarly handbooks. Where appropriate, the books on her list are highly designed and beautifully illustrated to appeal to their core markets.
Joanne acquires for the Routledge Mental Health list and actively commissions in the areas of Counselling, Psychotherapy, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, Eating Disorders, and Arts Therapies. She publishes cutting-edge titles in a variety of formats including professional texts, textbooks, and self-help.
Natalie Foster has been an editor at Routledge since 2003 and acquires titles across media, culture, film and television studies in a variety of formats, from introductory guides and textbooks for undergraduates to scholarly books, reference titles and companions/handbooks. She also commissions art history and visual culture books in these same formats, encompassing modern and contemporary Western art, art history, art theory, design, fashion studies, and a growing list of photography history and theory titles. She particularly welcomes proposals for accessible, student-friendly, single- and multi-authored books that critically examine the social and political aspects of media and visual cultures.
Craig Fowlie is Editorial Director for Routledge's book publishing in social sciences. He manages and leads a global team of around 120 editorial staff based primarily in the UK and the US but also in Europe and Asia. Subjects covered by his team include Architecture, Area Studies, Business & Management, Criminology, Criminal Justice & Forensic Science, Economics, Environment & Sustainability, Geography, Health and Social Care, Landscape & Planning, Law, Military & Security Studies, Politics, Sociology, Sport and Tourism. He is also the editorial lead on Routledge’s Open Access program for books. Craig previously worked for over a decade as the Senior Publisher in Politics and International Studies, and still runs several series focusing on extremism, populism, fascism, the far right and the radical left. He can be found on Twitter at @socscipublisher, on LinkedIn, and Academia.edu
Alison Foyle has extensive experience in the field of education publishing. She commissions a wide variety of titles in the field of Special Educational Needs, with a keen interest in practical teacher resources, which are produced under the David Fulton imprint; textbooks for students in higher education and practitioners undertaking CPD; and scholarly and academic research texts. She also commissions in the growing field of Early Childhood Education research, and has a portfolio that includes several high-profile and successful international series.
Iain Frame is the Senior Editor for Europa Directory Research and is also the Regional Editor responsible for Africa South of the Sahara across the Europa suite of reference titles. Iain welcomes enquiries from experts in politics and economics who would be interested in contributing essays on countries in the sub-Saharan Africa region.
Susannah Frearson acquires for the Routledge Mental Health list. She actively commissions in the areas of analytical psychology, Jungian studies, and coaching, as well as the ISPS (International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis) series. She publishes in a variety of formats including professional texts, edited collections, academic studies, short-form (Focus) titles, and handbooks.
Matthew Friberg actively commissions research monographs across a range of topics in the areas of Education, Psychology, and Mental Health. He is interested in receiving proposals for single-authored books and edited collections on cutting-edge research in these subjects for the Routledge Research program.
Emma Gallon commissions research monographs, edited collections and handbooks in Music. Her main areas of focus include classical music across all periods, opera, ethnomusicology, psychology of music, music theory and analysis, and music and material culture. She would be keen to hear from anyone considering submitting a book proposal in these areas. Emma completed her PhD on the music of Thomas Adès in 2011 and continues to be an active independent scholar in the fields of contemporary classical music, narrative and meaning, and opera.
Russell George commissions books in applied psychology, with principal subject areas in health, occupational and organizational, forensic, and sport and exercise psychology, although the list includes any book that examines psychology within an applied setting. It is the only dedicated applied psychology list at a major international academic publisher, reflecting our commitment to the evolution of the discipline, and features titles aimed at both academic and professional readers. Russell is also responsible for our introductory psychology textbooks, many of which have published successfully in several editions.
Matthew Gibbons commissions archaeology books for a broad audience, from introductory textbooks and guides through to cutting-edge research volumes. He publishes across all topics in archaeology and for all regions of the globe. As well as a focus on books that support study he also welcomes pioneering work and topics at the forefront of current research that reflect the reputation for innovative publishing in archaeology.
Imogen Gladman is the editor of Central and South-Eastern Europe and the European Union Encyclopedia and Directory, and commissions experts to write on the economics and politics of relevant countries and to provide essays on topical issues. She has 20 years’ experience in the publishing industry, and has worked on a range of publications, covering a wide number of countries, regions and international organizations.
Sharon Golan acquires textbooks, handbooks, and supplemental course books aimed primarily at upper-level undergraduate and graduate students of business and management. She is dedicated to growing Routledge’s portfolio in the areas of production and operations management, healthcare management, and international business, while continuing to pursue projects that maintain our strength in areas such as entrepreneurship, marketing, and human resource management. She can also be found on LinkedIn.
Michael Greenwood commissions research monographs, reference works and edited collections across all periods of medieval history and culture, notably in Mediterranean and Byzantine history. Areas of interest include the transition from Late Antiquity to the medieval period; Crusader Studies; the reception of medieval history; early Islamic history; non-western medieval history. Key series include Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies; Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies; Rulers of the Latin East; AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art; Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London; British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies. Michael is always pleased to hear from authors looking to discuss their plans to publish in these and related areas.
Tim Hardwick commissions books for the Environment & Sustainability list at all levels, including textbooks, research monographs, handbooks, and titles aimed at a more professional or policy-making audience. Subjects covered include food and agriculture, ecology and conservation, natural resources (including land use, freshwater, oceans and forests), and sustainable development from a multidisciplinary perspective. Many titles aim to bridge the gap between natural and social sciences and contribute to interdisciplinary studies.
Annabelle Harris publishes scholarly books on the Environment and Sustainability list in a variety of formats, including research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and textbooks. She commissions innovative works that explore core areas of environment and sustainability from a social sciences perspective, particularly environmental policy, climate change, sustainable business, and energy. Building on the Routledge-Earthscan tradition of publishing interdisciplinary works that explore contemporary issues and debates, she is keen to expand her portfolio to include emerging topics such as environmental displacement and migration, global environmental governance, and energy policy and society.
Grace Harrison acquires books on landscape architecture for professionals, students and scholars. Published in a variety of formats and, where appropriate, highly designed and illustrated, these books cover topics such as gardens and designed landscapes, landscape conservation, sustainability, history, theory and urban landscapes. Additionally, she commissions research monographs in the areas of landscape, planning and architecture. Previously working on the architecture list at Routledge, she has been commissioning for landscape and built environment research since 2016.
Andrea Hartill commissions books in the areas of language learning, translation, and pedagogy, with a special interest in Chinese and Arabic. As an experienced Senior Publisher, she has published books for the scholarly and professional reader, as well as for textbook markets. The Routledge Language list focuses on textbooks, grammars and dictionaries, plus research monographs, handbooks, and encyclopedias. She publishes innovative texts across a wide range of languages, including the less commonly taught languages. She can be found on Twitter @andreahartill and LinkedIn.
Cathy Hartley commissions handbooks and monographs in various series specific to the internationally focused Europa Academic Reference areas, which include contemporary country and regional politics and economics, international and regional organizations, regional and international relations, governance, the environment, demographics, and foreign policy and security issues. Europa publishes within the Routledge International Handbooks series, and has also launched several series of monographs, including Europa Country Perspectives, Europa Economic Perspectives, Europa Emerging Economies and Europa Transitional Justice. Cathy is also the regional editor of Western Europe, and welcomes enquiries from experts in politics and economics who would be interested in contributing to this regional survey.
Kate Hawes publishes books across the broad range of psychoanalysis , from object relations and the Independent school, to relational, interpersonal and self psychology perspectives. With over 20 years of experience in the field, she acquires books at professional, academic, research and more popular levels.
Dominic Heaney is the regional editor at Europa Publications for both Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia (comprising all of the post-Soviet states other than Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) and the USA and Canada. He also edits an annual volume on the Territories of the Russian Federation. For Europa’s annual reference titles, he commissions essays and articles on themes pertaining to the contemporary politics and economics of individual countries, and concerning the regions as a whole.
Leanne Hinves is responsible for commissioning monographs, edited collections, textbooks and handbooks about Africa across all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences. She is actively working on developing new series and textbooks as well as publishing new titles in existing series, with a particular interest in receiving proposals in the areas of politics, history, culture and society, gender, development, geography and health.
Andy Humphries has particular responsibility on the Economics list for political economy, economic theory and methodology, transport economics, and environmental, agricultural, and ecological economics. He is keen to publish the latest cutting-edge research in these areas through monographs and edited collections, as well as building on our extensive programme of textbooks and handbooks.
Andrew Humphrys acquires books in the areas of security studies, peace and conflict studies, and military studies. With over 20 years experience in academic publishing, he has published books in a variety of formats, including research monographs, textbooks, and handbooks, as well as works for the more general reader.
Helena Hurd commissions books for the Development Studies list across all levels, from textbooks and research monographs, to handbooks and books aimed at policy makers. In addition to core Development Studies titles, this rapidly expanding portfolio includes a range of interdisciplinary books drawn from Geography, Politics, Area Studies, Philosophy, Health, Humanities, Sociology and Education. Helena is keen to hear from any potential authors looking to publish within development studies, particularly in the key areas of humanitarian studies, development policy, development governance, inequality, regional development, religion and development, migration and displacement studies.
Simon Jacobs is a commissioning editor on the Focal Press/Routledge filmmaking and video list. He commissions globally in the areas of postproduction, editing, motion graphics, visual effects, 3D/VR, and sound, and in the US in the areas of documentary, producing, business/law, marketing/distribution, and television. Simon welcomes proposals for academic textbooks in these areas, as well as proposals for books for aspiring and working professionals in the industry.
Heather Jarrow acquires books in the disciplines of Higher Education and Educational Leadership. She publishes scholarly and professional books on the study of higher education and student affairs (HESA), including a burgeoning list of textbooks used in HESA graduate programs. Additionally, she acquires professional resources written for educators and administrators based in university and college settings. Within the discipline of Educational Leadership, she publishes books for both practicing and aspiring leaders, including textbooks for school and district leadership preparation courses as well as scholarly handbooks and supplementary titles. She also acquires professional development titles for practicing educational leaders.
I commission new books in social work, social policy and welfare. I am keen to hear from any prospective authors interested in publishing on social problems and social work as well as a range of related areas including: ageing and end-of-life care; child protection and welfare; violence and abuse; substance abuse; family policy; criminal justice; disability studies and special needs; race, migration and social exclusion; poverty and inequality; housing; environmental policy; labour and unemployment; human rights and social justice. I am happy to discuss all book types from high-level research monographs and handbooks to undergraduate textbooks and guides for professionals.
Amy Jones works on the Informa Law from Routledge imprint, which is the professional publishing arm of the Routledge Law list. She commissions books for lawyers specialising in Maritime, Transport, Environment and Energy law as well as non-legally trained professionals in the surrounding fields. Her key series include the Lloyd’s Shipping Law Series, the Maritime and Transport Law Library, the Lloyd’s Environment and Energy Law Series, and Lloyd’s Practical Shipping Guides. Whilst her books most commonly focus on English law, they will often be relevant to professionals practicing internationally and in other jurisdictions where that law is used.
Neil Jordan has worked across a number of lists within the social sciences and now publishes a range of texts in sociology, focusing primarily on monographs, research-based books and reference collections. He has a variety of active series and is keen to consider proposals in the areas of social theory, ethics, inequalities, migration, race and ethnicity, popular culture and cultural politics, research methods, the sociology of knowledge, memory studies, globalisation, political and economic sociology, gender studies, the body, the sociology of emotion and social movements.
Paul Kelly is responsible for the Europa list of reference products, both print and online databases. Covering politics, economics, higher education and biographical reference, the publications include scholarly contributions on every country and territory in the world, as well as directory listings and statistical surveys. The list includes The Europa World Year Book, The International Who’s Who and The Europa World of Learning, three of the longest established and most respected reference staples in academic, public and corporate libraries around the world.
Lucy Kennedy commissions academic and professional books in the field of developmental psychology and neuropsychology. With over fourteen years of experience in psychology publishing she has published quality content in a variety of formats including core textbooks, edited collections, handbooks, and books for the general reader. Her list includes a wide range of books on established areas such as cognitive and social development, adolescent research, brain disorders and neuropsychological rehabilitation, as well as emerging fields such as brain development.
Emily Kindleysides has particular responsibility for titles in development economics, the history of economic thought, economic history, feminist economics, social economics, and health economics. She is also responsible for Routledge’s market leading programme in Regional Studies, which she is keen to continue to develop and expand. Emily has been with Routledge for ten years, and commissions research titles for several leading monograph series, cutting-edge handbooks, and textbooks for students.
Annamarie Kino-Wylam commissions for the David Fulton list in the areas of early years education, secondary education and education studies. She publishes books to support initial teacher training, textbooks for students on early years and education studies courses and practical resources for secondary teachers and early years practitioners. She also commissions books for Teaching Assistants.
Alison Kirk commissions in Law concentrating on research monographs, edited collections and original reference books. She manages a number of active series and focuses particularly on the following areas: comparative legal systems; constitutional law; criminal law, criminal justice and criminology; cultural diversity and law; election law; jurisprudence and philosophy of law; law and religion; law in Asia; legal ethics; legal history; medical law; migration and asylum law. If you have a book proposal or new project you would like to discuss, she would be delighted to hear from you.
Jennifer Knerr focuses on political science textbooks across the discipline’s curriculum from the introductory level to upper division undergraduate and graduate level texts. In addition, she has series in International Relations; Global Studies; American Government; Media and Politics; Race, Ethnicity, and Gender; Qualitative Methods; Law and Politics; and several other topical areas, all of which she is interested in expanding.
Sheni Kruger is a commissioning editor on the Focal Press/Routledge Filmmaking list. She commissions globally in the areas of production, cinematography, directing, and screenwriting and outside the US in the areas of documentary, producing, business/law, marketing/distribution, and television. Sheni welcomes proposals for academic textbooks in these areas, as well as books for aspiring and working professionals in the industry.
Yongling Lam, who is based in Asia, publishes titles across business, management and economics disciplines. She is particularly interested in projects with a focus on Asia or Australia. She is actively seeking to expand her list in the areas of emerging economies, regional economic integration, development economics, Asian financial markets and behavioural finance, and Asian business.
Amy Laurens commissions practice-oriented books in all areas of Business and Management. Amy’s overall goal is to publish practicable but rigorous books that demystify complex methodologies, explore new ways of doing business, or drive business practices towards social change. She is always happy to hear from practitioners or scholars that have innovative ideas which could solve problems for busy professionals at all levels, in their work or in continuing education.
Faye Leerink commissions books in the areas of geography, environmental studies, urban studies, and in tourism, hospitality and events. She has been working on these subject areas at Routledge since 2009. She particularly enjoys building long term partnerships with authors and strives to publish high quality and original work in our well-established sub-disciplines. Faye also has an eager eye for future market trends and is particularly keen to publish research from emerging, cutting edge and interdisciplinary areas, such as human-animal studies, the more than human, the Anthropocene, critical food studies, nature, cultural and heritage tourism, ethics and tourism, and tourism anthropology. She is always happy to discuss book ideas or long term writing plans, particularly for monographs, edited collections, handbooks and supplementary texts. She can be found on LinkedIn.
Mark Listewnik has been in reference and textbook book publishing for over 20 years. He acquires and publishes professional reference and leading textbook titles in Homeland Security and all areas of Forensic Science including: introductory texts, cold cases, investigations, fingerprints, toolmark and impression evidence, bloodstain pattern analysis, ballistics and firearms, forensic odontology, forensic pathology, medicolegal death investigation, forensic anthropology, fire debris analysis and investigation, explosives, trace evidence, forensic toxicology, drug analysis, DNA analysis, forensic chemistry, and microscopy.
Guy Loft has been publishing on aviation since 2004, developing the Ashgate list into a world-renowned source of specialist knowledge for the industry and academia. Now continuing this work with Routledge, Guy also publishes on all aspects of health and safety. He is keen to speak to prospective authors within any appropriate discipline writing for professional, studying and researching readerships. LinkedIn Profile
Juliet Love is the Publisher for the online resource Europa World Plus and the annual print editions of the Europa World Year Book and the nine titles that make up the Europa Regional Surveys of the World: Africa South of the Sahara; Central and South-Eastern Europe; Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia; The Far East and Australasia; The Middle East and North Africa; South America, Central America and the Caribbean; South Asia; The USA and Canada; and Western Europe. She also has specific responsibility for commissioning content for The Far East and Australasia. Juliet would welcome enquiries from experts in politics and economics who would be interested in contributing to these works.
Heidi Lowther commissions books in the areas of Museum Studies, Heritage Studies, Conservation and Library and Information Science. She commissions a wide range of books, from textbooks and supplementary reading for students, to cutting-edge research volumes for academics, to practical books aimed at professionals and practitioners. Heidi is always happy to discuss book ideas with new and established authors and can be contacted via email, or on LinkedIn.
Katharine Maller acquires books on architecture, beginning design, environmental design, industrial design, and interiors for students, professionals, and scholars. Typical books include student textbooks or studio companions, professional desk reference texts, supplemental texts, and library reference companions. She is particularly interested in commissioning books that examine the intersections of architecture and social justice. Katharine is happy to schedule phone calls and Skype video meetings to discuss book ideas and to connect via LinkedIn.
Alex Masulis commissions scholarly research; textbooks; and professional books/practitioner resources (for both Higher Education and PreK-12) in the following areas: Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Disability Studies, Gifted Education, Maker & Informal Education, and Creativity.
Christopher Matthews is the regional editor of Middle East and North Africa and South Asia for Europa academic reference. He commissions a range of essays focused on the contemporary political and economic history of those two regions, and is open to submissions from experts in Middle East and South Asian affairs.
Eve Mayer publishes books on the history of the Americas. From historiographical handbooks, to textbooks, edited collections, and supplemental monographs, she is interested in the range of experiences involved in the history of the United States, North America more generally, and the countries of Latin America. Eve considers projects across all time periods and is especially interested in books that engage with emerging areas or approaches.
Lucy McClune commissions new titles across human resource management; leadership; organizational studies; critical management studies; corporate social responsibility, ethics, and governance; international business; and public, non-profit, and health management. She publishes student textbooks and supplementary texts, in addition to a small portfolio of professional books.
Grace McInnes commissions books across nursing, midwifery, public health, health management and the sociology of health and illness. She works on all product types from high level research monographs and handbooks to undergraduate textbooks and guides for professionals.
Kristine Mednansky acquires titles aimed at business practitioners in the areas of healthcare administration, financial management; strategy & leadership; process improvement; and information management as well as related topic areas.
Anna Moore publishes books in the fields of psychotherapy and counseling, child and adolescent mental health, cognitive behavior therapy, grief and bereavement, trauma and stress, and more. She has worked for academic publishing companies across the country for more than ten years and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Natalja Mortensen is committed to publishing high-quality, innovative, and politically relevant research monographs, supplementary texts, and handbooks for the political science academic community. She is actively seeking book proposals in American Politics (and Government), Comparative Politics, Environment, Gender, Identity Politics, Latin American Politics, Media (including Political Communication), Political Psychology, Political Theory and Philosophy, Public Policy and Public Administration, Research Methods, Role Theory, and Urban Politics. Natalja is committed to responding quickly to all inquiries, and to helping guide authors through the editorial stages of their book. If you would like to discuss an idea or wish to hear more about her publishing program, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Andrew Mould has been commissioning books in the discipline of geography and the allied fields of urban, environmental, and development studies for well over a decade. He is always happy to discuss writing plans and is particularly interested in titles that will complement or enhance Routledge’s existing suite of textbooks, handbooks, and research-level publications. His overall goal is to publish high-quality, innovative publications that meet their commercial potential. Andrew is able to draw upon a wealth of experience and expertise to guide prospective authors through the publishing process and is particularly keen to build long-term partnerships with authors.
Ed Needle is the Commissioning Editor for Routledge Construction and Real Estate. He commissions a wide range of text types, from textbooks and professional guides, to research monographs and handbooks. He commissions across a broad range of topics including: Construction and Real Estate Finance, Investment and Economics, Construction Management, Project Management, Construction and Real Estate Law, Quantity Surveying, Valuation, Sustainability and Green Construction, Services Engineering, HVAC, Facilities Management, Building Techniques and Materials, Fire Safety and Building Regulations. Contact Ed with your publishing ideas or any queries related to his areas of interest.
Judith Newlin is the editor for the Focal Press/Routledge photography and visual arts list. She acquires across all areas of photography, including digital imaging, Photoshop, journalism, lighting, theory, technique and business, as well as in design and studio arts practice. She is interested in new texts aimed at students and courses, and in books on professional practice and emerging technique.
Meredith Norwich acquires books on burgeoning business improvement topics outside of traditional manufacturing, with a focus on global issues. Some specific areas of interest include supply chain, IT and sustainability, and she is keen to hear from practitioners working in the private and public sectors, across a wide range of industries. Meredith can also be found on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Rebecca Novack commissions books for undergraduates, graduate students, and scholars across English language, Linguistics, and Applied Linguistics. Based in New York, she has a particular interest in second language acquisition, computational linguistics, linguistic anthropology, and American languages. Her key book series include Applied Linguistics in Action, Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition, Innovations in Language Learning and Assessment at ETS, Routledge E-Modules on Contemporary Language Teaching, Routledge Foundations in Linguistic Anthropology, Research and Resources in Language Teaching, Second Language Acquisition Research, Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics, and Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics.
Max Novick commissions research monographs and edited collections in history. The books on his list include innovative research by up-and-coming academics alongside titles authored or edited by more established authors. Key areas include: early modern history, US and Latin American History, cultural history, and women’s and gender history.
Katherine Ong has responsibility for developing the Routledge Anthropology publishing programme. She commissions a broad range of books for students and academics, from scholarly research volumes to core textbooks. The titles on her list cover all areas of socio-cultural (including medical), linguistic, and biological anthropology, as well as theory and methods. Key series include Routledge Handbooks and Critical Topics in Contemporary Anthropology.
Frances Parkes works on the Routledge Library Editions programme where she reissues out-of-print and unavailable titles from the Routledge backlist in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The books are written by some of the leading academic scholars of the past 120 years and includes titles from past imprints such as Croom Helm, Methuen, and Routledge & Kegan Paul. The Routledge Library Editions are available both as individual titles and as thematic sets.
Nicola Parkin commissions books across international relations and global politics in a variety of formats, including monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and undergraduate textbooks. She is always keen to discuss new ideas and welcomes proposals from scholars at all career stages within international relations and global politics. Her list encompasses many of the main subfields such as international relations theory, foreign policy, globalisation, and international organisations and has a particular emphasis on post-positivist and critical approaches.
Katie Peace commissions scholarly books on Education, Linguistics, Psychology and Mental Health and has a particular focus on working with authors based in Asia or with a research focus on Asia. Katie is interested in receiving proposals for research monographs and edited volumes on cutting edge research in these subjects.
Colin Perrin commissions books that aim to rethink conventional approaches to law and contemporary legal issues: books that address new objects or subjects of legal enquiry, and books that are innovative as well as scholarly and that inspire and provoke as well as inform. Titles on his list cover a range of globally relevant work in the fields of legal theory, law and society, and law and the humanities. His list also includes several series in topical areas such as Law, Justice, and Ecology; Transitional Justice; Law, Development, and Globalization; Law and Politics; Social Justice; Law, Science and Society; Law and the Postcolonial; Space, Materiality, and the Normative; and Indigenous Peoples and the Law.
Ben Piggott publishes a full range of titles across Theatre, Performance, and Dance studies, including Routledge Research monographs, edited collections, Companions, and course texts. He is currently commissioning in voice studies, theatre history, and dance history, as well as being on the lookout for original, cutting-edge work across the research spectrum. Ben also publishes dedicated textbooks for students, especially in the core areas of BA study, and edits the Routledge Advances in Theatre and Performance Studies, Fourth Wall, Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama, and Focus on Dramaturgy series.
Laura Pilsworth publishes books on medieval and early modern history (300–1800). She publishes scholarly books in a variety of formats including textbooks, handbooks, reference works, and monographs covering key topics such as late antiquity, the Renaissance, the Reformation, revolutions, the Enlightenment, and the scientific revolution. Laura is dedicated to upholding the list’s tradition of publishing new and emerging fields and is currently commissioning in the history of animals, childhood, economy, emotions, empire, the body and global history as well as broadening the focus of the list beyond Europe to Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.
Siobhán Poole commissions LLM and upper-level textbooks for the UK and International markets. Siobhán also commissions research monographs, handbooks and edited collections in Law, key areas include: EU Law; International Commercial Law; IT and the Law of Emerging Technologies; Maritime Law; Energy and Natural Resources Law; International Environmental Law; Competition Law; Media Law; Employment Law; Discrimination Law; Legal Education; and Family and Social Welfare Law.
Elysse Preposi commissions scholarly research monographs and edited collections across a range of topics in Linguistics as an editor in our Routledge Research program. Series in this program highlight cutting-edge research in various sub-disciplines in linguistics, including multilingualism, language variation and change, translation and interpreting studies, multimodality, corpus linguistics, and critical discourse studies. She is actively working on developing new series as well as continuing to publish new titles in existing series, with a particular interest in receiving proposals in the areas of theoretical linguistics, historical linguistics, and second language acquisition.
Helen Pritt acquires for the Routledge Education list. She’s responsible for commissioning new textbooks to support initial teacher training, creative books for busy primary and secondary school teachers, and research-level titles in the fields of primary education, secondary education, education studies, and gifted and talented education. Best-selling series on Helen’s list include The Learning to Teach in the Secondary School Series, The Really Useful Series, The Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series, and The Debates in Subject Teaching Series. She’s always pleased to hear from new authors.
Lillian acquires for the Routledge Mental Health list and actively commissions in the areas of Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. She is interested in receiving proposals in these fields for professional and supplementary books, textbooks, and handbooks.
Eleanor commissions in social and introductory psychology on a range of topics such as intergroup behaviour, attitudes, group processes, prejudice, self and social identity, social cognition, and gender identity and sex roles. She is interested in publishing books in a variety of formats including handbooks, textbooks, and authored and edited volumes, aimed at students, academics and researchers, based on established and cutting edge research in the field.
Bruce Roberts is Publisher for Educational Psychology on both the Routledge and Fulton lists and for David Fulton Primary publications. He has twenty years of experience in academic publishing. He commissions books for Primary teachers and students on the David Fulton list including the bestselling Jumpstart series and the Fulton 5–11 textbooks series, and commissions research-level, professional books and textbooks in the areas of educational psychology, learning and instruction, and the interface between neuroscience, psychology, and learning. Recent publishing collaborations include the bestselling Visible Learning series of books, Introduction to Neuroeducational Research, Jumpstart Grammar, and Descriptosaurus.
Stephanie Rogers commissions books in the area of East Asian studies across all aspects of the humanities and social sciences. With over 18 years of experience in academic publishing at Routledge, Stephanie has worked across many different formats, including dictionaries, handbooks, student textbooks, and supplementary reading. Her commissioning now focuses on research monographs and she strives to continue to provide the most comprehensive, cutting-edge, and above all high-quality Asian Studies list in the market place.
Emily Ross works on the Special Issues as Books (SPIB) publishing programme at Routledge, converting special issues of Taylor and Francis journals into books in order to disseminate journal scholarship to a wider audience. She has specific responsibility for the Politics & IR, Military & Strategic Studies, Development, Environment & Sustainability, Area Studies, Geography & Tourism, Sport & Leisure, Law, Science, Planning, and Library & Information Science subject areas. She would welcome any proposals for specific special issue books, as well as general enquiries about re-publishing journal content in book format.
Felisa Salvago-Keyes publishes monographs and scholarly edited collections in communication studies, media and cultural studies, and art and visual culture. Topics in these disciplines include digital media, journalism, film and television studies, public relations, rhetoric, intercultural communication, and arts practice and theory, to name but a few. Books offer innovative and leading-edge contributions to the fields, with a global resonance.
Michelle Salyga commissions scholarly monographs and edited collections across a range of topics, from Medieval to Twentieth-century Literature, in our Routledge Research series. She is actively seeking cutting-edge research works within traditional topics of literature as well as emerging sub-disciplines in Early Modern, Shakespeare, and Renaissance Literature. Innovative developments in Eighteenth-Century and Nineteenth-Century Literatures which analyze archetypes, literary movements and criticisms, or pioneering motifs are particularly welcome. She welcomes authors to submit their proposal for further discussion and initial assessment for consideration in one of our prestigious literature lists.
Dorothea Schaefter publishes research monographs, edited volumes, textbooks, supplementary textbooks, and handbooks for the Asian Studies list. With over ten years of experience in academic publishing, she has been building an interdisciplinary programme and welcomes new proposals on South, Southeast, and Central Asian Studies, and Asian Religion.
Kate Schell publishes books on the Planning and Urban Design list across a range of text types, including textbooks for undergraduate and graduate courses, heavily illustrated professional titles for practicing planners and urban designers, and research titles comprising monographs, edited collections, and handbooks. She is particularly interested in developing the list’s handbook offerings as well as titles focused on issues of social justice, sustainability, and voices from the Global South. For professional titles she is looking for books focused on best practices and guiding policy.
Daniel Schwartz commissions handbooks, textbooks, scholarly works, and professional volumes in the areas of Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Testing/Assessment, and School Psychology. The intended readership of these lists spans pre- and in-service teachers, instructional designers, educational psychologists and technologists, learning scientists, testing professionals, and school psychologists (including consultants and supervisors). He is interested in acquiring books, in each area, for graduate programs, research and library settings, and in-service practice in formal and informal learning environments.
Sean Connelly publishes animation, game design and web design/development titles. These include both professional books and academic textbooks. With 15 years experience in publishing he welcomes new proposals in this area to add to our market leading animation and game design portfolio. Titles on our list include cutting edge software titles and evergreen art and technique books from some of the most widely recognized animators, game designers, and web designers working and teaching in the field today.
Nadia Seemungal-Owen commissions a range of books across all areas of English language, Linguistics, and Applied Linguistics but has a particular interest in theoretical linguistics and English language studies. Nadia works on a variety of titles including textbooks for undergraduates and postgraduates, handbooks, dictionaries, guidebooks, and scholarly monographs, and welcomes hearing about proposals in established, as well as, emerging and cutting-edge areas. Her key series include Routledge Introductions to English Language Studies, Learning About Language, Understanding Language, Routledge Introductions to English for Specific Purposes, Routledge Research in English for Specific Purposes, Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics, and Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics & English Language Studies.
Louisa Semlyen oversees the global publishing programme in English Language, Linguistics, and Translation Studies. With over 20 years’ experience, Louisa commissions in Linguistics/Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, and Translation and Interpreting Studies, and welcomes proposals both in established and emerging areas. Louisa publishes textbooks, reference works, scholarly monographs, professional texts, and guidebooks. Her key series include Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics; New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting studies; Translation Practices Explained; Translation Theories Explained; Language, Society and Political Economy; Literacies; Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics and Routledge Handbooks in Translation and Interpreting Studies.
Eve Setch publishes books on Modern Global History (1800 to the present) as well as looking after our historiographical works across the list. She publishes a range of text types, from textbooks to handbooks, edited collections, and single-authored monographs. In keeping with the tradition and reputation of the Routledge list, she is interested in publishing across a broad range of topics, global regions, and periods, in both traditional as well as cutting-edge ways. At the moment some of the areas in which she is publishing include new historiographical interpretations, gender history, colonial, post-colonial and indigenous history, the history of non-Western regions, the history of science, and medicine and Jewish History.
Rebecca Shillabeer commissions leading books in all major areas of Religious Studies, Theology and Philosophy. She works on a broad range of titles from introductory textbooks for students approaching a subject for the first time, to cutting-edge scholarly research volumes. email@example.com
Shashank S. Sinha publishes monographs, edited volumes and handbooks on a range of subjects including history, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, area studies, indigenous studies and northeast India. He oversees many key series and titles related to several topical themes and heads the Routledge India Originals (RIO) list.
Michael Sinocchi oversees business-improvement books focusing on the needs of professionals – specifically the Productivity Press imprint. He acquires cutting-edge books focusing on lean production & lean service; operational excellence; quality & six sigma; product development; supply chain management; green manufacturing & sustainability; and quality improvement.
Kimberley Smith is the Editor for Routledge Historical Resources and also oversees the Routledge Revivals and Routledge Library Editions programmes. Routledge Historical Resources is a new programme of online historical databases that will provide both academics and students with an in depth research tool for studying the long nineteenth century. Kimberley’s commissioning focuses on Major Works (in both print and electronic format) in key areas of the nineteenth century world: Politics, Empire, The Arts, Culture and Society, Economics, Science and Technology, Medicine and Health, Crime and Punishment, and Religion and Philosophy.
Nicole Solano manages the Communication list, and has worked in publishing for over a decade. Reflecting communication instruction, research, and practice globally, she commissions in many subdisciplines – interpersonal, nonverbal, health, organizational, family, public relations, advertising, and others – as well as in theory and methodology. Nicole also publishes media volumes originating in social science research (effects, ethics, law, management), and rounds out her list with technical communication, rhetoric, and writing. With an emphasis on handbooks, textbooks, practitioner references, and edited collections, Nicole develops leading-edge academic and professional resources for readers at the college level and beyond.
Rob Sorsby commissions scholarly works (research monographs, edited collections, handbooks) and textbooks aimed at the political science community. International Political Economy, Federalism, Nationalism, Political Theory, Foreign Policy, Environmental Politics, Political Communication, Religion and Politics and Global Governance are some of his areas of interest alongside series on Russia, the Post-Soviet Space, Southeastern Europe and US Foreign Policy. If you would like to discuss a book idea or have a question about the commissioning process then please do not hesitate to contact him.
Peter Sowden commissions books (mainly research monographs) on all areas of Asia, including Central Asia, Russia and Eastern Europe, as well as some books on the Middle East. He has started, and continues to handle, over twenty important monograph series, some of which cover all of Asia (for example, Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia, Religion in Contemporary Asia, and the Law in Asia series), and others which focus on particular parts of Asia (for example, Studies on the Chinese Economy and the Malaysian Studies series). Peter has over thirty years' experience commissioning academic books.
Laura Stearns is responsible for the US Politics, Criminal Justice, and Forensic Science publishing programs at Routledge. She acquires new books in the areas of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Urban Politics and welcomes proposals for projects in all of these areas. Laura has worn a variety of hats at Routledge, including overseeing the US monograph editorial program and acquiring books across a wide range of humanities and social sciences subjects. She can be contacted via email or LinkedIn.
Lian Sun manages China Publishing Partnership program, which represents all Routledge subjects across Humanities and Social Sciences in China. The books commissioning program aims to further introduce Chinese HSS academic research output to western readers, and establish long-term strategic partnerships with top Chinese presses and institutions. Products under the program are called China Perspectives series, mainly Monographs, supplemented by Focus, targeted at librarians, researchers, professors globally, in particular outside China.
Thomas Sutton acquires for Criminology at Routledge. He commissions textbooks, handbooks, and monographs across the discipline, working with distinguished scholars and experts from around the world. As well as working on a range of leading textbooks, Tom also commissions in various scholarly series in areas such as critical criminology, criminal justice, borders and citizenship, crime science, desistance and rehabilitation, and crimes of the powerful. He is also interested in books on topics such as gender and crime, punishment and penology, victimology, and global and comparative criminology. Tom has a BA (Hons) in English Literature from the University of East Anglia, UK, an MA in English Literature from the University of Warwick, UK. He enjoys reading, writing, music and cinema.
Andrew Taylor publishes scholarly works (research monographs, collections and handbooks) and textbooks primarily in the areas of British and European Politics, Comparative Politics, Introductory Politics, African Politics, Environmental Politics, Political Theory, and Public Policy and Administration.
Natalie Tomlinson looks after our books in development economics, the history of economic thought, economic history, feminist economics, social economics, and health economics. She is also responsible for Routledge’s market leading programme in regional studies, which she is keen to continue to develop and expand. Natalie has been with Routledge since 2011, and commissions research monographs, cutting-edge handbooks, and textbooks for students.
Emma Travis publishes books in the areas of tourism, hospitality, events, gastronomy, and food and drink studies. She is always keen to discuss new ideas in emerging cutting-edge areas and more established fields. She publishes in a variety of different formats to suit the varying levels of study at a global level. She welcomes proposals for research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, professional texts, and textbooks, as well as new innovative formats for educators and readers.
Sarah Tuckwell publishes books in the areas of Higher Education (covering both the study of Higher Education itself and practical material that will help academics teach more effectively), Academic Writing and Research Supervision, Study Skills, Methods of Research (at undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional researcher level), Adult Education and Lifelong Learning, and books to assist international students who are studying for a qualification at an English-language institution. She is interested in receiving proposals from both new and established authors.
Sam Vale Noya commissions books on the language learning list across a range of languages, from the most commonly taught to the less commonly taught languages, with a particular interest in Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic. The language learning list focuses on publishing textbooks, grammars, dictionaries, and supplementary materials designed for language learning students in higher education. The list also publishes high level reference materials such as edited collections (handbooks and companions) and research monographs aimed at linguists and scholars, as well as professional texts presenting the latest research in language pedagogy aimed at language teachers and educators.
David Varley acquires handbooks, research-level monographs and edited books across the business and accounting disciplines globally. He also commissions authors based in North America to work on textbooks for students in the fields of accounting, finance and business ethics.
Isabella Vitti publishes monographs and edited volumes of original research across all time periods and regions of art history and visual studies, including theory, historiography, methodology, curatorial studies, museology, and collecting. She is particularly interested in acquiring books that explore interdisciplinarity, cross-cultural studies, non-western art, colonialism and diaspora, and gender and LGBTQ studies.
Ross Wagenhofer works with books that cover broadcast news in the 21st century, including topics such as multimedia journalism, data visualization, podcasting, sports media, and entrepreneurial journalism. His focus is on books with professional appeal, but also works on textbooks for use in journalism, mass communication, and business programs in schools both in the US and around the world. Ross also acquires books in broadcast engineering and media ethics.
Stacey Walker commissions books on acting, actor training, directing, scenography and design, stagecraft, costuming, theatrical production, media design, and arts management. After a decade in the publishing industry, she has experience publishing academic textbooks, practical handbooks, research monographs, trade, and ebooks. She can be found on LinkedIn.
Andrew Weckenmann publishes scholarly monographs and edited collections across the various Routledge Research philosophy series. He is actively looking to develop new series around emerging topics while continuing to publish in more established areas of the subject. He is interested in receiving proposals covering all areas of philosophy, including aesthetics, ethics/applied ethics, metaphysics, phenomenology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and technology, political and social philosophy, philosophy of race, and American philosophy.
Joshua Wells works on Routledge’s Religion list commissioning publications at the postgraduate research level in Religious Studies and Theology. His remit covers books on all major world religions, as well as minority/new religions and non-belief, and includes perspectives on religious practice and experience from across the Humanities and Social Sciences. He is actively looking for new projects from academics whose research concerns topics such as, religion and media, religion and the arts, religion and digital culture, religion and gender/sexuality, religion and the environment, religion and cognitive science and interdisciplinary biblical criticism. He can be found on LinkedIn.
Jackie West is the editor of South America, Central America and the Caribbean, part of Routledge’s Europa Regional Surveys of the World series. She also commissions monographs in the Europa Country Perspectives series. She welcomes enquiries from Latin American and Caribbean experts who would be interested in contributing to South America, Central America and the Caribbean, or who are interested in submitting a proposal for any of various series of the Europa Academic Reference areas.
Erica Wetter has been an editor at Routledge since 2007 and acquires course books, scholarly books, and companions/handbooks in media studies, with a particular focus on digital media topics including mobile media, video games, and social media and the Internet. Her list also encompasses print and digital journalism, media industries, television studies, popular culture, comics studies, screenwriting, and information studies. She is especially interested in receiving pitches for accessible, student-friendly, single- and multi-authored books that critically examine media and gender, sexuality, class/labor, race, politics and/or the environment.
James “Joe” Whiting is acquisitions editor for Middle East, Islamic, and Jewish studies at Routledge, and has over twenty years editorial experience in academic publishing. He is interested in all subject areas where they relate to the above, such as politics, history, economics, geography, religion, Qur’anic studies, Iranian studies, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, film and media, and Mediterranean studies. He is interested in commissioning new books across all text types including monographs, edited collections, textbooks, supplementary texts, handbooks and reference works.
Simon commissions books in the social sciences as applied to sport, exercise and leisure, including sport business and management, sport media, sport development, sociology of sport, history of sport, philosophy and ethics of sport, Olympic studies, leisure studies, sports coaching, physical education, physical activity and health, and research methods. Working out of the UK but with a global portfolio of authors and projects, he commissions books at all levels, including textbooks, handbooks, and research monographs.
George commissions in the areas of Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Social Work, and Sexuality and Sex Therapy. Professional books, textbooks and handbooks in these areas as they bear on mental health constitute the focus of the program. George has over thirty years’ experience in publishing works in psychology and mental health and works closely with authors in developing their manuscript for publication.
Lara Zoble is the acquisitions editor of the Audio book portfolio under the Focal Press imprint of Routledge / Taylor & Francis. Lara publishes books across all areas of audio from the most technical to the most creative, including but not limited to: audio engineering, software and hardware, broadcasting, live music production, sound design, mixing and mastering, music technology, music business, gaming, and more. Focal Press welcomes new book proposals from seasoned professionals as well as next generation talent. We are also delighted to support publishing programs with key partnerships such as Audio Engineering Society and Sound on Sound Magazine. We also host a cutting edge community exchange on our blog Audio Unplugged.
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