American Journal of Evaluation

The American Journal of Evaluation (AJE) publishes original papers about the methods, theory, ethics, politics, and practice of evaluation. The journal presents peer-reviewed work in and about evaluation, to improve the knowledge base and practice of its readers. Papers published in the journal reflect the diverse intellectual traditions, approaches to practice, and domains of application of the evaluation field.

As the official journal of AEA, Members have complementary access to all current and past issues. Each issue includes sourced articles from peers, book reviews, and method insights. AEA members may opt to receive quarterly new issues of New Directions for Evaluation and the American Journal of Evaluation in hardcopy for approximately $10 extra for 12 months for the two journals.

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Read Current Issue

Current issue of the American Journal of Evaluation

  • Editor’s Notes: Experimental Methodology

  • Educating Evaluators 1976–2017: An Expanded Analysis of University-Based Evaluation Education Programs

  • A Process for Identifying Indicators With Public Data: An Example From Sexual Violence Prevention

  • Section Editor’s Note: Insights Into the Practice of Experimental Evaluations

  • Comparison of Population-Representative and Volunteer Experiments: Lessons From the Social Security Administration’s Benefit Offset National Demonstration (BOND)

  • Conducting Evaluations Using Multiple Trials

Contribute to the Journal

All manuscripts should be submitted online. If you have questions or are uncertain about the appropriateness of possible submissions, they are welcome to contact the relevant section editor (see Contribution Categories) or to contact George Julnes via email at

Editor: George Julnes

American Journal of Evaluation
University of Baltimore
1420 N Charles St,
Baltimore, MD 21201