February 13, 2015
Today Helen De Cruz and Johan De Smedt answer questions about their new book, A Natural History of Natural Theology: The Cognitive Science of Theology and Philosophy of Religion, which examines the cognitive foundations of intuitions about the existence and attributes of God.
January 29, 2015
We’re excited about the mid-February launch of the American Journal of Health Economics (AJHE)! We caught up with Frank Sloan, Editor-in-Chief of AJHE and author of several MIT Press books, to get the inside scoop about the new journal.
December 5, 2014
To help you find the perfect gift book for everyone on your list, we present The MIT Press Holiday Gift Guide.
December 2, 2014
For our next “Five Minutes” post, Sikina Jinnah, author of Post-Treaty Politics: Secretariat Influence in Global Environmental Governance discusses Secretariats and international treaties.
November 13, 2014
Welcome to Throwback Thursday on the University Press Week blog tour. In our own contribution to the blog tour’s #TBT theme, we offer the following retrospective from Acquisitions Editor Marc Lowenthal on former MIT Press designer Muriel Cooper featuring rarely-before-seen photographs.
November 12, 2014
Today, on the third day of the University Press Week blog tour, six presses tell us about their success and visibility in popular culture!
November 5, 2014
Today Roxanne Warren, architect and author of Rail and the City: Shrinking Our Carbon Footprint While Reimagining Urban Space, discusses her book, which makes a case for rail transit as the critical infrastructure for a fluidly functioning and environmentally sustainable urban society.
November 4, 2014
It’s Election Day in the United States. As voters head to the polls, it is an opportune time to reflect on democracy and our role within it. Josh Lerner does just this in the following excerpt, “Our Love-Hate Relationship with Democracy,” from Making Democracy Fun: How Game Design Can Empower Citizens and Transform Politics.
October 1, 2014
Today Stephen Camarata, author of Late-Talking Children, discusses some of the causes of late talking among toddlers and what the latest science tells us about the relationship between late talking and autism.
September 5, 2014
On Tuesday, Yasmin Kafai and Quinn Burke discussed their book Connected Code. Wednesday’s post featured Jonathan Haber on his experience taking several MOOCs. Yesterday, Elizabeth Losh answered questions about her new book, The War on Learning.