|Parent company||Syracuse University|
|Founder||William P. Tolley, Thomas J. Watson|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Headquarters location||Syracuse, New York|
|Distribution||Longleaf Services (US)|
Eurospan Group (EMEA)
Scholarly Book Services (Canada)
|Key people||Scott Warren (Interim Director)|
|Publication types||Books, Audiobooks|
Syracuse University Press, founded in 1943, is a university press that is part of Syracuse University. It is a member of the Association of University Presses. Domestic distribution for the press is currently provided by the University of North Carolina Press's Longleaf Services.
SUP was formed in August 1943 when president William P. Tolley promised Thomas J. Watson that the university will organize a press to print IBM's Precision Measurements in the Metal Workings Industry. Matthew Lyle Spencer of the School of Journalism became the first chair of the board of directors and Lawrence Siegfried was the first editor.
The areas of focus for the Press include Middle East studies, Native American studies, peace and conflict resolution, Irish studies and Jewish studies, New York State, television and popular culture, sports and entertainment. The Press has an international reputation in Irish studies and Middle East studies.
The Press has never owned its own printing press, and books are printed by an offsite manufacturer.
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