Purpose and Function
The QCC Research Committee shall consult with and advise the Dean of Faculty, the Faculty Fellow for Research, and other administrators, as appropriate on the research and scholarly activities on campus.
Role & Responsibilities of the QCC Research Committee
To disseminate information on issues that impact research, creative works, and scholarly activities, as well as professional development opportunities
To contribute ideas to expand and improve department research and creative works
To advise on the QCC’s strategies for supporting undergraduate research
To communicate needs or problems related to research and creative works
To make recommendations to enhance the research environment and administration policies and procedures
To promote collaborative and interdisciplinary research
Current Membership of the Research Committee (AY '22- '23)
Hayes (Pete) Mauro (Art & Design)
Sarbani Ghoshal (Biological Sciences & Geology)
Roumen Vragov (Business)
Paul Sideris (Chemistry)
Guozhen An (Engineering Technology)
Melissa Dennihy (English)
Carolina Chaves O'Flynn (Foreign Lang. & Literature)
Rezan Akpinar (Health, Phys Ed., & Dance)
James Nichols (History)
Marisa Hollywood (Kupferberg Holocaust Center)
John Schriner (Library)
Andrew Bulawa (Mathematics & Computer Science)
Svjetlana Bukvich (Music)
Georgina Colalillo (Nursing)
Christine Spicknell (Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs)
Jillian Bellovary (Physics)
Jody Resko (Social Sciences)
Heather Huggins (Speech Communication & Theatre Arts & Undergraduate Research as a HIP Coordinator)
Urszula Golebiewska (STEM Undergraduate Research as a HIP Coordinator)
Jennifer Chabra (Research Compliance Specialist)
Anissa Moody (Human Research Protection Program, Coordinator)
Method of Appointment
The QCC research Committee is composed of representatives from each of the 16 academic departments, research related personnel and the Faculty Fellow for Research. The Research Committee Chair shall recommend one faculty representative from each department with the approval of the Department Chair.
The Chair shall be appointed by election and from the Research Committee members.
If a member does not attend three consecutive meetings without reasonable causes, the Research Committee Chair may consult with the Department Chair to terminate his/her membership. The Chair should recommend one faculty representative from the department with the approval of the Department Chair.
Term of Service
Each member shall serve for a term of two years.
A quorum consists of a majority of members.
Schedule of meetings:
The Research Committee meets once a month.
Approved by Provost
Effective Date September 26, 2018