Recent & Notable


Timothy Paulson to serve as director for University Press of Kansas

August 25, 2023

LAWRENCE — The University Press of Kansas board of trustees, composed of provosts from each of the six Kansas Regents institutions, has appointed Timothy Paulson as director of the University…

UPK Statement on APSA

August 15, 2023

American Political Science Association Annual MeetingLos Angeles, August 31-September 2 In early July, thousands of hotel workers in Los Angeles went on strike to demand higher wages and better benefits….

University Press of Kansas to transition to Longleaf

April 14, 2023

We are pleased to announce a new partnership: effective May 1, 2023, Longleaf Services will provide fulfillment and distribution services and begin shipping orders for the University Press of Kansas. We’re…

Upcoming Events

The Last Wild Places of Kansas

Tuesday. September 26, 2023 | 7:00 pm

George Frazier, author of The Last Wild Places of Kansas: Journeys Into Hidden Landscapes will speak about the book at the Winter School in Lecompton, Kansas.

Author Talk with Margie Carr: Kansas City’s Montgall Avenue

Thursday. September 28, 2023 | 7:00 pm

Margie Carr, author of Kansas City’s Montgall Avenue: Black Leaders and the Street They Called Home, will be speaking about her book at the Watkins Museum of History in Lawrence, KS. Meet the author and...

Heartland Book Fest

Saturday. October 7, 2023 | 10:00 am

The University Press of Kansas will be exhibiting our books at the Heartland Book Fest, held at the Central branch of the Kansas City Public Library.

Recent Books in Military History