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 Writing, IEEE 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 Diane Kelly-Riley, I am is co-editor of Improving Outcomes: Disciplinary Writing, Local Assessment, and the Aim of Fairness (forthcoming, Modern Language Association). 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.)

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

You may contact me at these e-mail addresses:

  • For University of South Florida  related research: nelliot3@usf.edu
  • For New Jersey Institute of Technology elated research: elliot@njit.edu
  • For personal correspondence: nelliot3@icloud.com

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