Lisa Banning

Lisa Banning joined Rutgers University Press in 2011. She acquires books in higher education, history of education, human rights, and television studies, and has worked to cultivate lists that focus on topics related to social justice, diversity, and inclusion. Some recent highlights on her list include The Journey Before Us: First-Generation Pathways from Middle School to College by Laura Nichols; Fight the Tower: Asian American Women Scholars’ Resistance and Renewal in the Academy edited by Kieu Linh Valverde and Wei Ming Dariotis; Refugees in America: Stories of Courage, Resilience, and Hope in Their Own Words by Lee T. Bycel; The Ruins of Ani: A Journey to Armenia’s Medieval Capital and its Legacy by Krikor Balakian with an introduction by Peter Balakian; and Those Were the Days: Why All in the Family Still Matters by Jim Cullen.

New Directions in the History of Education
The American Campus
Genocide, Political Violence, Human Rights