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Research Committee

Committee Members

Patrick Sullivan, Co-chair
TBA, Co-chair
Rebecca Babcock
Samira (Sami) Grayson
Rochelle Gregory
Kathryn Lambrecht
Ligia Mihut
Christina Saidy
Laura Wilder

Committee Charge

Research Committee

General Charge: Reflecting a broad and diverse range of research methods and types, the Research Committee monitors and identifies updates in research developments in the field and employs and advocates for ethical research standards across a variety of areas of influence in writing studies.


  • Conducts an inventory of research trends in the field, and provides an oral and written annual report to the Executive Committee regarding some or all of the following: suggested updates to CCCC calls for proposals, targeted calls for grant proposals for the CCCC Research Initiative grants and Emergent Researcher Awards, recommendations for breadth and diversity of methods and findings, and identifying needed areas of research in keeping with the CCCC overall mission.
  • Provides two Research Committee members to participate in the Executive Committee-appointed committee evaluating and selecting CCCC Research Initiative grants and Emergent Researcher Awards.
  • Sponsors an annual full-day Research Methods Workshop at the CCCC Convention.


  • Members will serve three-year terms.
  • Chair: Selects members in consultation with administrative committee chairs and is responsible for fulfilling or delegating its charges.
  • Members: Assist Chair in fulfilling the responsibilities of its charges.


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