Brian Huot has been working in writing assessment for two decades. His focus has been to integrate theories and principles from educational measurement with an understanding of the ways in which writing is theorized and researched. His work has appeared in several edited collections, and in journals including College English, Review of Educational Research, and College Composition and Communication. He co-edited Validating Holistic Scoring for Writing Assessment, Assessing Writing Across the Curriculum and Assessing Writing: A Critical Sourcebook. His monograph (Re)Articulating Writing Assessment for Teaching and Learning was also published by Utah State University Press (2002). Huot is professor of English and coordinator of the writing program at Kent State University.