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Heather Skinner
Publicist and Assistant Marketing Manager
presspr@umn.edu
Phone: (612) 301-1932
Emily Hamilton
Assistant Director for Book Publishing
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Phone: (612) 301-1936

Press Releases

Apr 13, 2021
We must all be a part of dismantling white supremacy in its many forms, including and especially racial profiling.
The University of Minnesota Press is in sympathy and solidarity with the grieving family of Daunte Wright, killed by police during a traffic stop near Minneapolis on Sunday, April 11, 2021, and acknowledges the trauma and fear experienced by the Black members of our community today and every day. In order for our world to be more equitable and just, we must all be a part of dismantling white supremacy in its many forms, including and especially racial profiling. In the shadow of the Derek Chauvin trial, we affirm, once again and always: BLACK LIVES MATTER.
Nov 02, 2020
The MMPI-3 is the first full revision of the test since the late 1980s.
The University of Minnesota Press is pleased to announce the publication of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-3 (MMPI-3). This is the first full revision of the test since the late 1980s and features a new, nationally representative normative sample, selected to match the 2020 US census projections for race and ethnicity, education, and age.
Oct 28, 2020
Manifold Scholarship enters a new phase of its development.
Manifold Scholarship will enter a new phase of its development, supported by two major grants, one from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and one from the National Endowment for the Humanities, allowing Manifold  to solidify its structure for future sustainability and to expand its work as a leading provider of digital Open Educational Resources (OERs).

Press Clips

Jul 20, 2021
AMONG THE pleasures of the HBO series Succession, which satirizes a Murdoch-like media dynasty, is the unembarrassed spectacle used to portray the spiritually dead. Departing from television that fetishizes plutocrats, Succession transports us to their plausibly perverse reality. Virtue Hoarders, Catherine Liu’s polemic against the professional-managerial class (PMC), holds up the mirror to “PMC nature” that Succession doesn’t.
Jul 16, 2021
Amid sundry accounts of other great polar achievements, overwhelmingly by men, Arnesen tells her story almost effortlessly, even chummily, sidestepping the usual tone of turmoil. It's as if she trusts a reader to grasp that, yes, skiing alone for 50 days in subzero cold is one of most difficult ventures on Earth. There, that's settled.
Jun 30, 2021
Marni Reva Kessler: Although I didn’t know it at the time, this book took root during a visit years ago to the National Gallery of Art when I happened upon Antoine Vollon’s Mound of Butter.