Peer review, the anonymous evaluation of our research by equals in our field, is fundamental to scholarly publishing. It can help assess the soundness of new research, arguments, critical frameworks, and methodologies. Peer review also forms the foundation of deliberations regarding tenure and promotion for academics in the United States. Thus, peer review represents one of the most critical aspects of one’s career in academia and the future of our field as a whole. This coauthored commentary assesses the politics and praxis of peer review from the point of view of Latin American and Latinx visual culture studies. How have traditional reviewing practices affected our fields in the past, and how can we improve the process of peer review going forward? Looking at this issue from our viewpoint as specialists in Latin American and Latinx art provides a unique and illuminating vista, one that has the potential to have an...

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