Tag: peer review

Editorial on Editing

Rick Wilk , December 22nd, 2017

One of the most undervalued, but arduous forms of academic work is editing: organizing knowledge, judging quality, finding emergent themes, and forging connections. Editing is a form of…

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“That Almost Finished Journal Article” a 2017 Annual Meeting Workshop Preview

Anne Kelsey , November 2nd, 2017

We asked Annual Meeting workshop organizers to give our blog readers a sneak peek at the events they have planned for AmAnth17. This post was submitted by Jaida Samudra, the organizer…

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Peer Review Boycott: Say No to Political Censorship

Carole McGranahan , September 14th, 2017

By: Charlene Makley and Carole McGranahan Would you peer review manuscripts for a journal or press that politically censors its content? If your answer is no, then please…

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Reviewing the #Review Process

Judith Beyer , January 20th, 2017

As Allegra’s reviews editor, I am not only dealing with awesome new publications every week, but also get to think and talk a lot with authors and editors…


On the responsibilities of panelists

The Anxious Anthropologist , September 8th, 2016

So you can tell what’s coming here.  The short version is: should panelists provide for a good show (topical, interesting, cutting edge, the presentation of new research, ideas,…

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Peer Review and Academic Citizenship: A Call to Our Colleagues

Elyse Bailey , May 23rd, 2016

Most of us who earned our degrees before the advent of email remember the thrill of being asked to write our first peer review. We both remember how…

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An Interview With Reviewers 1, 2, and 3

Daniel Souleles , May 17th, 2016

This is the third post in a sequence called Strange Rumblings in the Meritocracy. [What follows is an edited and condensed transcript of an interview I conducted with…

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