Grants Committee

The Grants Committee evaluates applications for ChLA Faculty Research Grants and the Hannah Beiter Graduate Student Research Grants. Grants are awarded according to the committee's judgments of competitive applications. Members receiving funding are acknowledged during and invited to participate in the awards banquet at the Association's annual conference.

Composition of the Committee:

The Grants Committee consists of four elected members with staggered terms of three years each and a chair appointed by the President with the approval of the Executive Board for a term of three years, renewable.

Committee Members:

Chair: Scott Pollard, Christopher Newport University, 2020-2023
Sara Schwebel, University of South Carolina, 2019-2022
Jackie Horne, Independent Scholar, 2019-2022
Dawn Sardella-Ayres, University of Cambridge, 2020-2023
Meghan Sweeney, UNC Wilmington, 2020-2023

ChLA Board Liaison:

Karin Westman, Kansas State University, 2021-2022