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Committee on Research and Scholarship

The Committee on Research and Scholarship is charged with gathering information, assessing trends, and proposing organizational advocacy for CAA on matters concerning the advancement of research and scholarship in visual arts and design, encompassing all facets of research regarding history, education, and practice. Recognizing that professionals must navigate a rapidly transforming field of options for conducting research and disseminating the results thereof, the committee is responsible for assisting the organization in engaging with current issues and serving its membership in this important facet of their professional life.

Committee Members 2021–2022:

Allison Levy, Brown University, Providence, RI, Co-chair (2023)
Eric Wolf, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York, NY, Co-chair (2023)

Suzanne Blier, Harvard University (2023)
Cali Buckley, manager, Grants and Special Programs, CAA staff liaison
Leda Cempellin, South Dakota State University (2024)
Heather Clydesdale, Santa Clara University (2024)
Anthony Cutler, Penn State University, University Park, PA (2023)
Shannon Forrester, Royal College of Art, London (2023)
Douglas Gabriel, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2023)
Meghan Kirkwood, Washington University, St. Louis, MO (2023)
Sally Knapp, editor, Publications and Programs, CAA staff liaison 
Bruce M. Mackh, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA (2023)
Rachel Stephens, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL (2023)
Emily Walz, New York Public Library, Librarian in the Wallach Division of Art, Prints, and Photographs (2024)
Board liaison: TK