Bob Prior

Executive Editor

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During his over 30 years at MIT Press, Bob has published hundreds of trade and scholarly books in areas as diverse as Neuroscience, Computer Science, Natural History, Electronic Privacy, Evolution, and Design. He has even managed to sneak one novel onto the otherwise completely non-fiction MIT Press list! He continues to be thrilled at finding authors whose voices can have an impact and whose books belong at MIT Press. He is currently focusing on trade science books with an emphasis on the life sciences, neuroscience, and natural history. Bob can be reached at

Forthcoming Titles:

Of Sound Mind by Nina Kraus; Born Knowing by Giorgio Vallortigara; Reimagining Design by Kevin Bethune; The Intermittent Fasting Revolution by Mark Mattson; Active Inference by Thomas Parr, Giovanni Pezzulo, and Karl Friston; Curious Minds by Perry Zurn and Danielle Bassett; and Tornado of Life by Jay Baruch.