About Our Company | Rowman & Littlefield

Rowman & Littlefield is proud to celebrate its 75th year as an independent publisher in 2024. We publish an award-winning list of timely, informative, and entertaining general interest titles, authoritative but student-friendly higher education textbooks, cutting-edge scholarly research, practical and inspiring professional resources, and indispensable reference works. Our publishing program is global in content, authorship, and reach, with Rowman & Littlefield titles available for sale and found in libraries and classrooms worldwide. Learn more here.

Rowman & Littlefield is a leading independent publisher, headquartered just outside Washington DC, with strengths in:
Academic Publishing in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Publishing Government and Official Data
Educational Publishing

We publish simultaneously in print and e-book editions. We have publishing partnerships with a range of world-leading authorities, including: American Association for State and Local History, The American Foreign Policy Council, Smithsonian Institution, The Center for Strategic and International Studies, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Fortress Press, Lehigh University Press, Lord Cultural Resources, and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum. Find more partners here.

We are one of America’s largest book distributors: National Book Network (NBN). 

Rowman & Littlefield is based near Washington, DC with offices throughout the US and UK.


Jed Lyons―President & CEO
Robert Marsh―Chief Operating Officer
Michael Lippenholz―Chief Financial Officer
Jason Brockwell―President, National Book Network
Paul Konowitch―President & CEO, Sundance Newbridge
Stephen Driver―Vice President, Production
Sue Bumbaugh, Vice President, Warehouse Operations
Julie Kirsch―Senior Vice President & Publisher, Rowman & Littlefield, Lexington Books, Bernan Press, & Hamilton Books
Judith Schnell, Publisher, Globe Pequot Trade Division
Nicolette Amstutz, Editorial Director, Lexington Books and Hamilton
Michael Lyons, Business Development Manager
Dawn Ennis―Senior Human Resources Manager
Carla Quental―Vice President of Customer Service, RLPG
Jacqueline Zirn―Senior Executive Assistant .