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Norbert  Elliot

Norbert Elliot

Norbert Elliot
Research Professor


Office: CPR 310
Phone: (865) 952-7680
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A specialist in writing assessment, I am retired as Professor Emeritus of English at New Jersey Institute of Technology. In 2016, I was appointed Research Professor in the Department of English at University of South Florida.

I am presently on the editorial boards of Assessing WritingIEEE Transactions in Professional Communication, and  Research in the Teaching of English. With Richard Haswell, I am co-author of Early Holistic Scoring of Writing: A Theory, A History, A Reflection (forthcoming, Utah State University Press).  With Alice Horning, I am co-editor of Talking Back: Senior Scholars Deliberate the Past, Present, and Future of Writing Studies (forthcoming, Utah State University Press.). With Diane Kelly-Riley, I am is co-editor of Improving Outcomes: Disciplinary Writing, Local Assessment, and the Aim of Fairness (forthcoming, Modern Language Association).

I am also Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Writing Analytics.