WikiJournal of Humanities/Editors
WikiJournal of Humanities
Funding: Wikimedia Foundation
Publisher: WikiJournal User Group
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Who is an editor?
WikiJournal of Humanities is set up such that anyone can contribute. Minor edits, such as formatting, copyediting and minor wording edits may be done by anyone. Edits that change the meaning of the article require peer review, and should instead be added at the Discuss-page of an article before triggering a new round of academic peer review.
In a practical sense, the editors of the journal are organised into two groups:
- The editorial board handles any confidential article submissions, and has final responsibility for ensuring that robust academic peer review is performed in a timely manner. Information about editorial board responsibilities can be found here. If you are interested in joining the editorial board, you can apply here, and all previous applications can be viewed here.
- The associate editors help in contacting prospective peer reviewers, formatting accepted manuscripts, and integrating suitable material into Wikipedia. They can also vote in board elections. Information about associate editor responsibilities can be found here. If you are interested in joining as an associate editor, you can apply here, and all previous applications can be viewed here.
Editorial board members
(Editor in Chief)
Arts, humanities, social sciences, archaeology, religion, rhetoric
Dr Frances Di Lauro teaches writing and rhetoric. She teaches a for-credit unit about Wikipedia, and is currently Chair of the Department of Writing Studies at the University of Sydney.
Library science, women's history
Advocacy, disability studies, education, qualitative research, social sciences
Information literacy, library and information science, media studies, education
Art history, medieval and byzantine studies
Anne McClanan is a Professor of Art History at Portland State University, and in addition to her research in medieval art also works in the development of OERs and other areas of the Digital Humanities.
Celtic studies, medieval history and literature, manuscript studies, textual criticism, corpus linguistics
American literature, Mormon history, Mormon artists, editing
Rachel Helps is the coordinator of Wikipedia initiatives at the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University.
History, history of science, technology, engineering & medicine, labour & management history, modern British history
Dr Alice White is a historian, Wikimedian and digital editor working at Wellcome Collection.
LGBTQ+ studies, social media and behavior, information seeking behavior, identity development
African American and Caribbean studies, visual communication, art, art history, architecture, cultural studies
Information literacy, scholarly communication, online communication, social networking, social media
Sarah Vital is an academic librarian and lecturer in Business Communication at Saint Mary's College of California. Her work with students and faculty focuses on the social nature of information and questioning trustworthiness, authority, and what voices and experiences are included and excluded in the traditional and new publishing media.
Linguistics, Anthropology, language endangerment, documentation and revitalization, digital language resource development, community-based research
Social and networked learning, doctoral education and researcher development, threshold concepts in higher education, liminality in learning experiences, educational research, and actor-network
Ethnic Studies, Black Studies, Critical University Studies, History of U.S. Social Movements, U.S. Black Feminisms, Feminist Historiography
English literature, linguistics (with a focus on language and identity), poetry, music (composition, performance and production)
Writing studies, writing in the sciences, research methods, writing pedagogy, Wikipedia pedagogy
Biochemistry, wiki organisation
Medicine, wiki organization