About the Journal, HUMOR

The Society's journal, HUMOR, provides an interdisciplinary forum for the publication of high-quality articles on humor as an important and universal human faculty. Contributions include theoretical papers, original research reports, scholarly debates, and book reviews. The journal is currently published by DeGruyter, and all submissions are peer reviewed. Since 1988, HUMOR has published over 1000 articles and book reviews.Below are links to sample articles and book reviews with free online access on the DeGruyter website.

Comedy Bootcamp: Stand-up Comedy as Humor Training for Military Population
Authors: Andrew Olah, Janelle Junkin, Thomas Ford, and Sam Pressler (2022: HUMOR 35.4)

Satire without Borders: The Age-Moderated Effect of One-Sided versus Two-Sided Satire on Hedonic Experiences and Patriotism
Authors: Mark Boukes and Heather LaMarre (2023: HUMOR: 36.1)

The Humor Transaction Schema: A Conceptual Framework for Researching the Nature and Effects of Humor
Authors: Jessica Milner Davis and Jennifer Hofmann (2023: HUMOR: 36.2)

Laughing†to†Keep†from†Dying: African†American†Satire in the Twenty-First Century
Author: Danielle Fuentes Morgan
Reviewers: Danielle Bobker and Catherine Sauvé Dowers (2022: HUMOR 35.4)

Political Humor in a Changing Media Landscape: A New Generation of Research
Editors: Jody C. Baumgartner and Amy B. Becker
Reviewer: Sara Polak (2022: HUMOR 35.4)

Thatís not funny: how the right makes comedy work for them
Editors: Jody C. Baumgartner and Amy B. Becker Reviewer: Sara Polak (2022: HUMOR 35.4)

Sexual Humour in Africa: Gender, Jokes, and Societal Change
Author: Ignatius Chukwimah
Reviewer: Tessa Dowling (2023: HUMOR 36.1)

List of Articles Published in Humor, 1988-2022

Current Editor-in-Chief
Christian F. Hempelmann
Literature & Languages Department
Texas A & M University, Commerce

Former Editors-in-Chiefs
Salvatore Attardo
Literature & Languages Department
Texas A & M University, Commerce

Thomas E. Ford
Psychology Department
Western Carolina University

Giselinde Kuipers
Sociology Department
University of Amsterdam

Lawrence Mintz
American Studies Department
University of Maryland

Victor Raskin
Linguistics Department
Purdue University

Book Review Editors
Nicholas Holm
Media Studies
Massey University

Liisi Laineste
Estonian Literary Museum
University of Tartu

Eric Weitz
Drama Department
Trinity College Dublin

ISHS Executive Secretary
Martin D. Lampert
Psychology Department
Holy Names University

Editorial Board Members
Salvatore Attardo
Texas A & M University, Commerce

Nancy Bell,
Washington State University

Delia Chiaro
University of Bologna

Wladislaw Chlopicki
Jagiellonian University

Jessica Milner Davis
University of Sydney

Thomas E.Ford
Western Carolina University

Gil Greengross
Aberystwyth University

Giselinde Kuipers
University of Amsterdam

Liisi, Laineste,
Estonian Literary Museum

Sharon Lockyer
Brunel University

Moira Marsh
Indiana University

John Morreall
College of William & Mary

Alleen Nilsen
Arizona State University

Don Nilsen
Arizona State University

Elliott Oring
Cal State University, Los Angeles

Rene Proyer
Martin Luther Univ. Halle-Wittenberg

Victor Raskin
Purdue University

Willibald Ruch
Zürich University

Limor Shifman
Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem

Villy Tsakona
National and Kapodistrian Univ. of Athens

European Journal of Humour Research
Israeli Journal of Humor Research