The Advancement of Knowledge Award is presented annually for the empirical research publication in the previous two years that most advances writing studies. A work eligible for the 2017 award will have been published in calendar year 2015 or 2016. To be eligible for the award, a nominee must be a member of CCCC and/or NCTE at the time of nomination. To nominate a publication for the award, the author, editor, publisher, or reader must be a CCCC and/or NCTE member. Nominations must be received by July 15, 2016, and must include a brief statement of the work's contribution to the profession (Note: You do not need to send copies of the nominated publication with the nomination.). Please send the statement of the publication's contribution to the CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advancement of Knowledge Award Winners
Laurie E. Gries, Still Life with Rhetoric: A New Materialist Approach for Visual Rhetorics
Stephanie L. Kerschbaum, Toward a New Rhetoric of Difference
Scott Wible, Shaping Language Policy in the U.S.: The Role of Composition Studies
Patrick W. Berry, Gail E. Hawisher, and Cynthia L. Selfe, Transnational Literate Lives in Digital Times
Mya Poe, Neal Lerner, and Jennifer Craig, Learning to Communicate in Science and Engineering: Case Studies from MIT