About Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

The little independent publisher that could, The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group publishes and distributes some 1,500 academic, reference, and general interest books. The company also publishes about a dozen journals. In addition, Rowman & Littlefield owns National Book Network (NBN), a distributor of independent trade book publishers, and NBN International, a leading distributor of independent publishers in the UK. The company was founded in 1975 by Raymond D. Fellers and chairman Stanley D. Plotnick; company president and CEO Jed Lyons joined Rowman & Littlefield later that same year.

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

4501 Forbes Blvd Ste 200
Lanham, MD 20706-4346
Phone: 1 (301) 459-3366


  • Employer Type: Private
  • Production Editor: Kellie Hagan
  • Systems Administrator: Bill Welsh
  • Employees: 450

Major Office Locations

  • Lanham, MD
  • Blue Ridge Summit, PA

Other Locations

  • Louisville, CO