The Research Impact Award is presented annually for the empirical research publication in the previous two years that most advances the mission of the organization or the needs of the profession. 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 Research Impact Award Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Research Impact Award Winners
Laurie E. Gries, Still Life with Rhetoric: A New Materialist Approach for Visual Rhetorics
Kathleen Blake Yancey, Liane Robertson, and Kara Taczak, Writing across Contexts: Transfer, Composition, and Sites of Writing
Laura Wilder, Rhetorical Strategies and Genre Conventions in Literary Studies: Teaching and Writing in the Disciplines
Patrick W. Berry, Gail E. Hawisher, and Cynthia L. Selfe, Transnational Literate Lives in Digital Times
Christopher Schroeder, Diverse by Design: Literacy Education in Multicultural Institutions