To join the Committee on Scholary Communication in Linguistics email David Robinson, Director of Membership and Meetings.


Established by the Executive Committee in 2014, following a decision to discontinue the Technology Advisory Committee and the Committee and Member Services and Information Technology.


To assess the challenges and opportunities presented by new technologies for the dissemination of linguistic scholarship.


  • To advise the LSA Executive Committee on actions to take with respect to the development of new technologies for the dissemination of scholarly linguistic work, in particular where they may impact the Society's existing programs and activities.
  • To assess the ways in which the results of linguistic research can be effectively communicated to diverse audiences of stakeholders in language data, including scholars in allied disciplines, speaker communities, government agencies, and standards bodies.
  • To provide opportunities for members of the linguistics community to receive training in the use of new methods for the curation, dissemination, and processing of language data in order to enhance their research, teaching, and advising.
  • To coordinate with other LSA committees, delegates/liaisons, and the LSA's sister societies in efforts related to scholarly communication, as appropriate.


  • Lauren Collister, University of Pittsburgh, Chair
  • Emily Bender, University of Washington
  • Andrea Berez, University of Hawai'i
  • Arienne M. Dwyer, University of Kansas
  • Emily Moeng,  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Carla D. Morris,  Gallaudet University
  • Alexis Palmer, Saarland University
  • Visvajit Sriramrajan, Andover High School
  • Laurel Smith Stvan, University of Texas at Arlington

Executive Committee Liaison:  Marlyse Baptista
Staff Liaison: Alyson Reed