The Classical Journal publishes scholarly articles on Greek and Latin language and literature and on all other aspects of classical studies, together with book reviews. Its Forum section features articles devoted to pedagogy. The journal has been published continuously since 1905; over the years the number of issues per volume has varied, but it is now fixed at four.
The editor-in-chief is elected by the membership of the organization for a five-year term (renewable once). As of 2016, the current editor-in-chief is Antony Augoustakis (University of Illinois). Previous editors have been:
Arthur Fairbanks (University of Chicago) 1905-1907
Gordon J. Laing (University of Chicago) 1905-1908
A. G. Laird (University of Wisconsin) 1907-1909
Frank J. Miller (University of Chicago) 1908-1928
Arthur T. Walker (University of Kansas) 1909-1932
Roy C. Flickinger (University of Iowa) 1928-1933
J. O. Lofberg (Oberlin College) (died November 10, 1932)
Walter Miller (University of Missouri) 1933-1935
Eugene Tavenner (Washington University) 1935-1945
Norman J. DeWitt (Washington University) 1945-1950
Clyde Murley (Northwestern University) 1950-1955
Phillip DeLacy (Washington University) 1955-1956
Norman T. Pratt, Jr. (Indiana University) 1956-1961
W. Robert Jones (Ohio State University) 1961-1968
Roy Arthur Swanson (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) 1968-1973
Harold D. Evjen (University of Colorado) 1973-1977
Ernst A. Fredricksmeyer (University of Colorado) 1973-1976
Hunter R. Rawlings, III (University of Colorado) 1977-1983
W. W. de Grummond (Florida State University) 1983-1991
S. Douglas Olson (University of Minnesota) 2005-2010
Laurel Fulkerson (Florida State University) 2010-2016
Antony Augoustakis (University of Illinois) 2016-
Listserv and websiteEdit
In May 2007, The Classical Journal began delivering online-exclusive book reviews, professional announcements, and supplemental material through the University of Minnesota's LISTSERV. Book reviews and the Online Forum are indexed at the journal's website.
Ancestry of doctoral degrees wikiEdit
The website also houses DIADOCHOI, a Wiki-style searchable database dedicated to the ancestry of doctoral degrees in classical studies and closely related fields.
^Nigel Nicholson, "A Century of the Classical Association of the Pacific Northwest", CJ 104.2 (2008/09) 165–174.