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Spring 2020 Newsletter

We’re excited to share our initial newsletter, Spring 2020, featuring pieces about our books, our authors, and Direct Mail and Exhibits Manager Debra Diehl.

UPK Announces New Series Editors

The University Press of Kansas is excited to announce that Jeremy D. Bailey and Susan McWilliams Barndt are the new series editors for American Political Thought. Since its founding in… READ MORE

UPK Celebrates March Book Award Winners

Awards Peter Dean was awarded the Jakobczak Memorial Book Award, presented by the U.S. Military History Group, for McArthur’s Coaliation. The USMHG’s Jakobczak Award recognizes the outstanding book on United… READ MORE

Wade Davies Discusses “Native Hoops”

A prominent Navajo educator once told historian Peter Iverson that “the five major sports on the Navajo Nation are basketball, basketball, basketball, basketball, and rodeo.” The Native American passion for… READ MORE

New Book Alert: The Power of Accountability

The Power of Accountability: Offices of Inspector General at the State and Local Levels by Robin J. Kempf Migrant children separated from their parents. A scheme to defraud Cook County… READ MORE