Besides the individual academic publications produced by the members of the department, the Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies at Mainz is involved in the publication of three monograph series as well as the journal of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien:
- Prof. Dr. Oliver Scheiding is one of the general editors of the Mosaic (Studien und Texte zur amerikanischen Kultur und Geschichte) series, published by Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, Trier.
- Prof. Dr. Alfred Hornung is one of the general editors of the American Studies Monograph Series of the German Association of American Studies, published by Universitätsverlag Winter, Heidelberg.
- Prof. Dr. Winfried Herget is one of the general editors of the Mainzer Studien zur Amerikanistik, published by Peter Lang.
Since October 2011, the American Studies Department has been the editorial home of the German Association for American Studies’ journal “Amerikastudien / American Studies”, under the general editorship of Prof. Dr. Oliver Scheiding.