Annual Review of Applied Linguistics
Alison Mackey is editor-in-chief of the Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1977 and published annually by Cambridge University Press. ARAL is the official journal of the American Association for Applied Linguistics
The Annual Review of Applied Linguistics publishes research on key topics in the broad field of applied linguistics. Each issue is thematic, providing a variety of perspectives on the topic through research summaries, critical overviews, position papers and empirical studies. ARAL provides cutting-edge and timely articles on a wide number of areas, including language learning and pedagogy, second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, language policy and planning, language assessment, and research design and methodology, to name just a few. In 2017, ARAL ranked 12th out of 180 Linguistics journals.