Volume 40, Number 9: November 2012

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 ICA Election Results In: Peter Vorderer Elected President-Elect Select

Peter Vorderer was elected President-Elect Select by the members of the International Communication Association in the 2012 ICA online election. Upon election, Vorderer automatically becomes a member of the association's Executive Committee. He will additionally serve as Program Chair for the 2014 ICA Conference in Seattle, Washington, USA, at the conclusion...
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 Nominations for Fellows, Fisher, Research Awards Due 31 January

31 January 2013 is the uniform deadline for nominations for the six association-wide 2013 research awards, the B. Aubrey Fisher Mentorship Award, the Fellows Book Award, and ICA Fellows. All nominations, except those for ICA Fellows, must be submitted through the ICA website at http://community.icahdq.org/nominations/ between 1 November 2012 and...
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 President's Message: It's All About Turnout

"It's all about turnout!" So say the pundits of the imminent American and Israeli elections and so they said about this year's elections in Greece, Papua New Guinea, Angola, Mexico, Venezuela, France, Senegal, Myanmar, The Netherlands, Russia, and others. The turnout at the 6 May 2012 Greece general election was...
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 London Update: Preconferences, Postconferences, and Other Conferences

Ever since the decision was made to hold the 2013 conference in London, it was expected that inviting the worldwide community of communication scholars to gather there was bound to get some serious attention. When came the time to ask for proposals of papers, panels, posters, preconferences, postconferences and other...
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 Call for Editor Nominations

The ICA Publications Committee is soliciting nominations for editors of the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (JCMC) and Communication, Culture & Critique (CCC). Self-nominations are welcome. The Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication is a web-based journal that publishes scholarship on computer-mediated communication. Communication, Culture & Critique provides an international forum for critical...
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 ICA Welcomes Jennifer Le to the Staff

ICA is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Jennifer Le as its new Executive Assistant. Jennifer will assist in a variety of projects at ICA, from helping in conference planning to assisting with media outreach efforts and web support. Jennifer is a recent graduate from Virginia Tech, where...
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 Student Column: We Are Here to Listen and Take Meaningful Actions! ICA Student Affairs Committee for Active Student Engagement Part II - Social Media Student Groups

In this year's September Student Column, we've discussed the ICA Student Member Survey as one of the main activities of the ICA Student Affairs Committee to receive feedback from student members. Hoping to continue the discussion about active student engagement, this month's student column is devoted to introducing social media...
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 Member News & Updates


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 Division & Interest Group News


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 Call for Papers


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 Available Positions & Other Advertising


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To Reach ICA Editors

Journal of Communication
Malcolm Parks, Editor
U of Washington
Department of Communication
Box 353740
Seattle, WA 98195-3740 USA
macp@u.washington.edu


Human Communication Research
John Courtright, Editor
U of Delaware
Department of Communication
237 Pearson Hall
Newark, DE 19716 USA
johnc@udel.edu


Communication Theory
Thomas Hanitzsch, Editor
U of Munich
Institute of Communication Studies and Media Research
Schellingstr. 3, 80799
Munich
GERMANY
hanitzsch@ifkw.lmu.de


Communication, Culture, & Critique
John Downing, Editor
Southern Illinois U - Carbondale
Global Media Research Center
College of Mass Communication
Carbondale, IL 62901 USA
jdowning@siu.edu


Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication
Maria Bakardjieva, Editor
U of Calgary
Faculty of Communication and Culture
2500 University Drive
Calgary, AB T2N1N4 CANADA
bakardji@ucalgary.ca


Communication Yearbook
Elisia Cohen, Editor
U of Kentucky
Department of Communication
231 Grehan Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0042 USA
commyear@uky.edu



ICA Leadership

Executive Committee
Cynthia Stohl, President, U of California-Santa Barbara
Francois Heinderyckx, President-Elect, U Libre de Bruxelles
Peter Vorderer, President-Elect Select, U of Mannheim
Larry Gross, Immediate Past President, U of Southern California
Francois Cooren, Past President, U de Montreal
Barbie Zelizer, (ex-officio), Finance Chair, U of Pennsylvania
Michael L. Haley (ex-officio), Executive Director

Members-at-Large
Terry Flew, Queensland U of Technology
R.G. Lentz, McGill U
Jiro Takai, Nagoya U
Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Cardiff U
Jonathan Cohen, U of Haifa

Student Members
Sojung Claire Kim, U of Pennsylvania
Rahul Mitra, Purdue U

Division Chairs & ICA Vice Presidents
Amy B. Jordan, Children, Adolescents, and the Media, U of Pennsylvania
Kwan Min Lee, Communication & Technology, U of Southern California
Laura Stein, Communication Law & Policy, U of Texas - Austin
Roopali Mukherjee, Ethnicity and Race in Communication, CUNY - Queens College
Radhika Gajjala, Feminist Scholarship, Bowling Green State U
Antonio La Pastina, Global Communication and Social Change, Texas A&M U
Mohan Jyoti Dutta, Health Communication, Purdue
Elly A. Konijn, Information Systems, VU Amsterdam
Brandi N. Frisby, Instructional & Developmental Communication, U of Kentucky
Steve T. Mortenson, Intercultural Communication, U of Delaware
John P. Caughlin, Interpersonal Communication, U of Illinois
Stephanie Craft, Journalism Studies, U of Missouri
Evelyn Y. Ho, Language & Social Interaction, U of San Francisco
David Tewksbury, Mass Communication, U of Illinois
Ted Zorn, Organizational Communication, Massy U
Laurie Ouellette, Philosophy of Communication, U of Minnesota
Claes H. De Vreese, Political Communication, U of Amsterdam
Jonathan Alan Gray, Popular Communication, U of Wisconsin – Madison
Juan-Carlos Molleda, Public Relations, U of Florida
Michael Griffin, Visual Communication Studies, Macalester College

Interest Group Chairs
Philip Lodge, Communication History, Edinburgh Napier U
Richard J. Doherty, Environmental Communication, U of Illinois
Dmitri Williams, Game Studies, U of Southern California
Vincent Doyle, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Studies, IE U
Adrienne Shaw, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Studies, Temple U
Liz Jones, Intergroup Communication, Chapman U

Editorial & Advertising
Colleen Brady, ICA, Conference & Membership Coordinator
Michael J. West, ICA, Publications Manager
Jennifer Le, ICA, Executive Assistant

ICA Newsletter is published 10 times annually (combining January-February and June-July issues) by the International Communication Association.



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