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
 
TBD, Chair
 
Members:

TBD (composition in process)

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

 
TBD, Chair 
Members:

TBD (composition in process)


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 Group Process Review Task Force

 

TBD, Chair  

Members:

TBD (composition in process)

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 MongeEx-officio (ICA Treasurer

 Patricia Moy

Robin NabiEx-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:

TBD
Sharon Dunwoody
John Hartley
Jan Radway


Strategic Planning Task Force

 

Cynthia Stohl, Co-Chair
Karin Wilkins, Co-Chair
 

Members:

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


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


UNICEF Task Force

Terry Flew, Chair 

Members:

Radhika Gajjala

Paula Gardner

Evelyn Ho

Amy Jordan

Mirca Madianou

Student and Early Career Advisory Committee

 

Sarah Cho, Co-Chair, Student Board Member at Large 

Myrene Magabo, Co-Chair, Student Board Member at Large
 
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


 
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