About University of California Press
Founded in 1983 by the University of California faculty, the press is dedicated to shaping the public dissertation. A highly progressive publisher, the press aspires for change by seeking out diverse authors, nurture a greater understanding of the world we live in today, and altering the way people think.
This nonprofit publishing branch of the University of California is one of the six largest university publishers in the United States. Collaboration with librarians, authors, faculty and students, allows for the Press to stay in advance of today’s information ultimatums and mold the future of publishing.
De Gruyter and University of California Press
In 2018, University of California Press and De Gruyter entered a commercial partnership to celebrate the global distribution of 2,500 of the press’s eBook titles on degruyter.com. De Gruyter and the press share the communal mission of spreading scholarly education surpassing boundaries using emerging technologies. The press primarily publishes works in disciplines of ancient world, anthropology, art, environmental studies, economics and 20 other convergent focused studies.