Committee and Task Force Roster
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For questions, or corrections to this page, please contact Julie Arnold.

Following are the Committee and Task Force compositions for the 2019-2020 term (beginning with the end of DC conference through the end of Australia conference)

NOTE: This page is in the process of being updated and is not yet finalized, this note will be removed once updates are complete.

Standing
Committees

Award
Committees

Task
Forces

Affiliate Journal Committee
Cynthia Stohl, Chair
Members:

Elisia Cohen

John Paul Gutierrez, Ex-officio (ICA Staff)
Francois Heinderyckx
Frank Esser
Bu Zhong

Research Awards Committee
Thomas Hanitzsch, Chair 
Members:

Ex-officio: Chairs of all awards committees 

Future of ICA Conferences Task Force
Jeff Niederdeppe, Chair 
Members:

Stacey Connaughton

Young Mie Kim

Mirca Madianou

Catherine Preston

Jordan Soliz

Tang Tang

Division & Interest Group Coordination/Mentoring
Matt Carlson, Chair
Members: 

Julie Arnold, Ex-officio (ICA Staff)

Nicole Ellison

Richard Popp
Natalia Rybas
Adrienne Shaw
Jesper Strombak

Applied/Public Policy Research Awards Committee

 Idit Manosevitch, Chair
Members:

Jung-Hyum Kim

Trisha Lin

Aaron Shaw

Michelle Violanti

 

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access (I.D.E.A.) Task Force

Jasmine McNealy and Maria Len-Rios, Co-Chairs 
Members:

Walid Afifi

Meryl Alper

Miriam Ayieko

Sarah Banet-Weiser

Sarah Cho

Stine Eckert

David Ewoldsen

Shiv Ganesh

Kim Gross
John Paul GutierrezEx-officio 


Membership & Internationalization
Shiv Ganesh, Chair
Members:

Leah Komen

Kristine RosaEx-officio (ICA Staff)
Federico Subervi
Marko Skoric

Tim Vos

Aubrey Fisher Mentorship Award Committee
 
Mary Beth Oliver, Chair

Members:

Maram Khazen
Oliver Quiring
Dietram Scheufele
Jessica Taylor Piotrowski

 

Interest Groups Process Review Task Force

 Devon Powers, Chair  

Members:

Colin Agur

Matt Carlson (Ex-Officio Member)

Alina Dolea

Steve Jones

Jessica Piotrowski

Wouter Van Atteveldt

Zheng (Joyce) Wang

Nominating Committee
 
(2019 Election) 

Peter Vorderer, Chair

Members:

Ingrid Bachmann
Sarah Cho
Akira Miyahara
Robin Nabi

 

(2020 Election) 
Amy Jordan, Chair


Members:

Sarah Cho
Shiv Ganesh
Agnes Lucy Lando
Robin Nabi

Early Career Scholar Award Committee*


Craig Scott, Chair

Members:

Kathleen Beullens
Isabel Molina-Guzman
Amy Nathanson

Chaim Noy

 

*formerly called the "Young Scholar Award Committee" (name change effective May 2019)

 

Open Access Strategic Plan Task Force

Claes De Vreese, Chair 

Members:

Nick Bowman
Gigi Durham
John Paul Gutierrez, Ex-officio (ICA Staff)
Larry Gross
Janice Krieger
Eun Ju Lee
Peter Monge, Ex-officio (ICA Treasurer

 Patricia Moy

Robin Nabi, Ex-officio (Publications Chair)
Jeff Pooley

Eike Rinke

Publications Committee
 Robin Nabi, Chair
Members:

Stephen Croucher
John Paul Gutierrez, Ex-officio (ICA Staff)
Patricia Moy
Katherine Sender
Sabine Trepte

Fellows Book Award

Francois Cooren, Chair  

Members:

Sharon Dunwoody
Maria Elizabeth Grabe

Chin-Chuan Lee
Jan Radway


Professional Standards Task Force

Lee Humphreys & Eve Ng, Co-Chair

Members:

Julie Arnold, ex-officio member 
Francois Heinderyckx
Kate Kenski
Sonia Livingstone
Akira Miyahara
Matthew Powers

 

Regional Conferences Committee

 Peng Hwa Ang, Chair           

Members:

Porismita Borah
Sister Agnes Lucy Lando
Tamir Sheafer
Cynthia Stohl
Wendy Willems

Outstanding Article Award Committee
 Elfriede Fursich, Chair
Members:

Eike Rinke
Harsh Taneja
Angharad Valdivia

Saskia Witteborn


Strategic Planning Task Force

Cynthia Stohl, Co-Chair

Karin Wilkins, Co-Chair 

Members:

Shiv Ganesh
Yariv Tsfati
Additional Members TBD (composition in process)

Student and Early Career Advisory Committee (SECAC)

Sarah Cho, Co-Chair, BSECR

Myrene Magabo, Co-Chair, BSECR
 
Members:

Clare Grall
Muhammad Ittefaq
Grazia Murtarelli
Yuxi "Cecilia" Zhou


Outstanding Book Award Committee
 
Vicki Mayer, Chair               

Members:

Henrik Bødker
Lille Chouliaraki

Ralina Joseph
Akira Miyahara


UNICEF Task Force
Terry Flew, Chair 
Members:

Iccha Basnyat

Radhika Gajjala

Paula Gardner

Amy Jordan

Mirca Madianou

Sustainability Committee

Miyase Christensen, Chair

Members:

Rivka Ribak
Adrienne Russell
Bruno Takahasi
Antal Wozniak

 

Steve Chaffee Career Achievement Award Committee

 Thomas Hanitzsch, Chair

Members:

Radha Hegde
Natalia Stroud

Maureen Taylor
Sebastian Valenzuela



Teller’s Committee (2019 Election)
 Laura Sawyer, Chair, ICA Executive Director

Members:

Terry Flew
Peter Vorderer