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Rhetoric Society Quarterly
Rhetoric Society Quarterly
Journal Title: Rhetoric Society Quarterly
ISSN: 0277-3945
ISSN Online: 1930-322X
Publication Frequency: 5 issues per year
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Aim & Scope: 2014 Impact Factor: 0.364
(2014 Journal Citation Report, (c) Thomson Reuters, 2015)

Rhetoric Society Quarterly
, the official journal of the Rhetoric Society of America, features original articles on all areas of rhetorical studies including theory, history, criticism, and pedagogy. The journal addresses an interdisciplinary audience of scholars and students of rhetorics who work in communication studies, English studies, philosophy, politics and other allied fields.


Rhetoric Society Quarterly is published five times a year. Article-length manuscripts on all areas of rhetorical studies including theory, history, criticism, and pedagogy are invited. Contributions should exhibit high standards for professional scolarship, and should offer new knowledge or advance the discussion on significant issues in the field of rhetoric in ways that address the work and common interests of rhetoricians who reside in a variety of disciplines.

Peer Review Policy: All articles in this journal have undergone editorial screening and anonymous peer review.

Subjects Covered & Scope: Currently known as Rhetoric Society Quarterly (1976 - current) Formerly known as Rhetoric Society Newsletter (1968 - 1975)
Editor Board:
James Jasinski - University of Puget Sound

Associate Editor for Special Issues
Michelle Ballif- University of Georgia

Book Review Editor
Jordynn Jack - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Editorial Assistant
MiaKoda Grodsky - University of Puget Sound
The Rhetoric Society of America

Kendall R. Phillips-  Syracuse University

Gregory Clark-  Brigham Young University

Past President
Krista Ratcliffe-  Marquette University

Executive Director
Frederick J. Antczak – Grand Valley State University
Membership Officer
Jordynn Jack- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Director of Electronic Services
Collin Brooke - Syracuse University

Board of Directors

Michelle Ballif - University of Georgia
Vanessa B. Beasley- Vanderbilt University
Pat J. Gehrke - University of South Carolina
Sarah Frank - University of Texas
David Kaufer - Carnegie Mellon University
Katherine Lind - Indiana University
Shirley Wilson Logan - University of Maryland
Jenny Rice - University of Kentucky
Lisa Villadsen - University of Copenhagen
Kirt Wilson - Penn State University

Editorial Board
Paul J. Achter – University of Richmond
Vanessa B. Beasley - Vanderbilt University
Jeffrey Bennett - University of Iowa
Diane Davis - University of Texas at Austin
John Duffy - University of Notre Dame
Christopher Eisenhart - University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
Jessica Enoch - University of Maryland
Jeanne Fahnestock - University of Maryland
Lisa A. Flores - University of Colorado at Boulder
Pat J. Gehrke - University of South Carolina
Cheryl Glenn - Pennsylvania State University
Ekaterina Haskins - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Susan C. Jarratt - University of California, Irvine
John W. Jordan - University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
J. Kastely - University of Houston
Mark Garrett Longaker - University of Texas, Austin
Chris Lundberg - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Kristy Maddux - University of Maryland
Jennifer R. Mercieca - Texas A&M University
Charles E. Morris III - Syracuse University
Ned O’Gorman - University of Illinois
Kathryn M. Olson - University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Angela G. Ray - Northwestern University
Jenny Rice - University of Kentucky
Andreea Deciu Ritivoi - Carnegie Mellon University
Patricia Roberts-Miller - University of Texas, Austin
Judy Z. Segal -   University of British Columbia
Robert Terrill - Indiana University
Vessela Valiavitcharska - University of Maryland
Bradford Vivian - Syracuse University
Vershaswn Ashanti Young - University of Kentucky
Financial and administrative support from the University of Puget Sound is gratefully acknowledged.

Abtracting & Indexing: Rhetoric Society Quarterly is abstracted in: Communication Abstracts, Communication & Mass Media Complete (EbscoHost), CIOS - ComAbstracts, and CSA – British Humanities Index, JSTOR (Language & Literature), MLA International Bibliography,OCLC ArticleFirst, and Thomson Reuters (ISI): Arts and Humanities Index®, Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition, and Social Sciences Index®/Social Scisearch®.
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