Rene Weber Chair
U of California - Santa Barbara
Department of Communication
Santa Barbara CA 93106-4020
Ph. 805-893-2156 Fax
Lance Holbert Vice Chair
Ohio State U
School of Communication
3016 Derby Hall, 154 North Oval Mall
Columbus OH 19716
Ph. 614-247-7644 Fax 614-292-2055
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Mass Communication is primarily concerned with the differential impact of messages transmitted by various mass media, including international exchanges through mass media.
The division members promote systematic study of communication presented through the electronic, cinematic and print media. Members participate in developing theory, examination of the processes and effects of mass communication and development and evaluation of policy relevant to mass communication.