Dr. Bissell authored many publications, which include:

Bissell, Joan S. et al. Cybereducator: The Internet and World Wide Web for K-12 and Teacher Education. McGraw Hill College: 2001.

Bissell, Joan S. Guide to the Internet for Educational Psychology. McGraw Hill, 1996.

Day, Mary Carol and Joan S. Bissell. “Criteria for Same and Different Judgments and Visual Comparison Strategies for Four-Year-Olds.” Child Development: June, 1978.

Bissell, Joan S. “Use of Educational Evaluation and Policy Studies by the California Legislature.” Psychology: March, 1978. 

Bissell, Joan S. “Book Review: McLaughlin, Milbrey W. Evaluation and Reform: The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.” American Educational Research Journal: 14:3, 1977. 

Bissell, Joan S. “Planned Variation in Head Start and Follow Through.” Political Science:1972.

Bissell, Joan S. “Implementation of Planned Variation in Head Start.” Computer Science: April, 1971.

Smith, Mary and Joan S. Bissell. “Report Analysis: The Impact of Head Start.” Sociology: April, 1970. https://www.hepg.org/her-home/issues/harvard-educational-review-volume-40,-issue-1/herarticle/the-impact-of-head-start_1024