To join the Student Issues and Concerns Committee, email David Robinson, Director of Membership and Meetings.

Background

Established in 2007.

Charge

To address issues and concerns of student members.

Responsibilities

To address issues and concerns of student members; to review services currently provided to student members, with an eye to expanding and improving them; and to make recommendations to the Executive Committee on ways to increase student participation and involvement in LSA activities. It is expected that this Committee will be composed primarily of student members.

Additional responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Expanding and updating content for students on the LSA website.
  • Suggesting topics and speakers for professional development sessions at the Annual Meeting and Linguistic Institute.
  • Assisting with outreach to prospective student members, in consultation with COMSIT.
  • Consulting with COSWL and CEDL on issues affecting female and minority students.
  • Assisting with the development of mentoring programs among LSA members.

Membership (open)

  • At least 6 members, serving three-year terms
  • Composed primarily of students

Committee Members

Alicia Chatten, New York University, Chair

Tyler Kibbey

Katherine Simeon 

Matthew Czuba 

Bill Cotter 

Ivy Hauser

Abbie MacNeal 

Adam Liter 

Kenia Cubias

Yining Nie

Visvajit Sriramrajan

Patrick C. Trettenbrein

Mariel Schroeder

Wunetu Tarrant, University of Arizona (Bernard and Julia Bloch Fellow)

Executive Committee Liaison/Faculty Advisor: Marlyse Baptista

Staff Liaison: David Robinson

Recent Projects

2015 Summer Institute Professional Development Resources 

Professionalization Workshops held in conjunction with LSA's Committee on the Status of Women (COSWL):  

2015 Annual Meeting Professional Development Resources

2017 Annual Meeting Resources

Other Resources for Student Linguists