About SUNY Press

About SUNY Press

Our Mission

We partner with scholars around the world, regional experts, and the SUNY community to publish works that

- expand knowledge in established and emerging fields,

- provoke critical thinking and conversations, and

- illuminate human experiences in all their diversity and complexity.

Who We Are

Founded in 1966 to support the State University of New York’s commitments to teaching, research, and public service, SUNY Press is an internationally acclaimed publisher of distinguished research and works of general interest. Capitalizing on the latest advances in digital communication, the Press offers an innovative range of print and electronic publications to fulfill the evolving needs of scholars, students, authors, and readers.

SUNY Press sponsors internationally recognized and rapidly growing lists of publications in a variety of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. Through its Excelsior Editions imprint, SUNY Press showcases the diversity and abiding energy of the peoples, histories, and natural beauty of New York State in exceptional books meant for all readers. Our newest imprint, 64 ink, showcases the work of faculty from across SUNY, the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States. 

SUNY Press is an academic unit of SUNY System Administration, with its personnel and business functions administered by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York. The SUNY Press Editorial Board is composed of faculty from campuses throughout the SUNY system.

SUNY Press has a growing network of digital and publishing partners, as well as sales representation on six continents. SUNY Press is a proud member of the Association of University Presses.