Welcome to the Journal of Writing Assessment

Check out JWA's Reading List for news, announcements, and reviews of relevant writing assessment publications.

The Journal of Writing Assessment provides a peer-reviewed forum for the publication of manuscripts from a variety of disciplines and perspectives that address topics in writing assessment. Submissions may investigate such assessment-related topics as grading and response, program assessment, historical perspectives on assessment, assessment theory, and educational measurement as well as other relevant topics. Articles are welcome from a variety of areas including K-12, college classes, large-scale assessment, and noneducational settings. We also welcome book reviews of recent publications related to writing assessment and annotated bibliographies of current issues in writing assessment. Please refer to the submission guidelines on this page for information for authors and submission guidelines.

The Journal of Writing Assessment online ISSN 2169-9232.

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Thank you for your interest in the Journal of Writing Assessment. Before contacting us, please review the information on this website. If you are contacting us about a manuscript, please review the extensive manuscript submission guidelines available here.

Back issues of the Journal of Writing Assessment are available for free downloads courtesy of Hampton Press. These back issues are included in the Archive Section of this site.

The Journal of Writing Assessment online ISSN 2169-9232.

The Journal of Writing Assessment print ISSN 1543-043X.


Diane Kelly-Riley, Editor
University of Idaho

Carl Whithaus, Editor
University of California, Davis

Mathew Gomes, Associate Editor and Social Media Coordinator
Santa Clara University

Katherine Kirkpatrick, Assistant Editor, Copyediting
Clarkson College

Stephen McElroy, Assistant Editor, Production
Babson College

Stacy Wittstock, JWA Reading List Editor
University of California, Davis

Skyler MeeksJWA Reading List Editorial Assistant
Utah Valley University

Contact us: journalofwritingassessment@gmail.com

Direct other correspondence to Diane Kelly-Riley, University of Idaho, Department of English, Box 1102, Moscow, ID 83844-1102.

Editorial Board

Chris Anson, North Carolina State University
Will Banks, East Carolina University
Christopher Blankenship, Salt Lake Community College
Bob Broad, Illinois State University
Carolyn Calhoon-Dilahunt, Yakima Valley Community College
Sheila Carter-Tod, University of Denver
Dylan Dryer, University of Maine
David Eubanks, Furman University
Holly Hassel, North Dakota State University
Brian Huot, Kent State University
Asao Inoue, Arizona State University
Marisa Klages-Bombich, Laguardia Community College
Aja Martinez, University of North Texas
Peggy O'Neill, Loyola University Maryland
Mya Poe, Northeastern University
Ellen Schendel, Grand Valley State University
Tony Silva, Purdue University
Christie Toth, University of Utah
Terry Underwood, California State University, Sacramento
Amy Vidali, University of California, Santa Cruz
Edward Wolfe, Pearson
Robert Yagelski, SUNY-Albany
Kathleen Blake Yancey, Florida State University