Research Agenda Task Force


To create a division-wide and subject-specific articulation of current research trends, areas of further exploration, and current needs in the field that might be addressed through research; and to recommend avenues for pursuing this research.


Kathleen Campana (Co-Chair, July 17, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Brooke E. Newberry (Co-Chair, May 8, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Enid Ruth Costley (Member, May 29, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. J Elizabeth Mills (Member, October 3, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Jo Schofield (Member, May 8, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Christine D. Caputo (Consultant, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Linda L. Ernst (Board Liaison, August 10, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Alena Rivers (Staff Liaison, July 24, 2017, to July 31, 2024)

Displaying active committee roster as of 05/24/2019. Last retrieved on 05/24/2019. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


The ALSC Research Agenda Task Force consists of seven (7) virtual members including the chair and a Board liaison. 
Term of this appointment is: Immediately (April 2017) through the end of the 2018 Annual Conference (June 2018).


Established at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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Staff Liaison