A major factor in determining quality in the peer review process are the reviewers. Without peers providing high-quality reviews, the value-add of the peer review process declines. We started this conversation about what makes a quality peer review within our larger community via Twitter , and came up with a few qualities of good peer reviewers.
Jasmine Wallace is the Peer Review Manager at the American Society for Microbiology, responsible for ensuring peer review practices and policies are up-to-date and applied consistently across their journals. She is also a Teaching Assistant at George Washington University and serves as co-chair of the Professional Development Committee for the Council of Science Editors.