Division Chairs
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Each division has a Chairperson and a Vice-Chairperson. The Vice-Chairperson automatically succeeds the Chairperson for a two-year term.


If you wish to contact division leadership, please use Member Search to find contact information. The member search resource is available to ICA members (you must be signed into your account to access the search results). 

If you are a division chair and need to update your affiliation listed on this page, please contact Julie Arnold

Children, Adolescents & the Media Division Chair
Nancy Jennings
U of Cincinnati

Children, Adolescents & the Media Division Vice Chair
Nicole Martins
Indiana U

Communication & Technology Division Chair
Nicole Ellison
U of Michigan

Communication & Technology Division Vice Chair
Ran Wei
U of South Carolina

Communication History Division Chair
Nicole Maurantonio
U of Richmond

Communication History Division Vice Chair
Derek Vaillant
U of Michigan

Communication Law & Policy Division Chair
Jasmine McNealy
U of Florida

Communication Law & Policy Division Vice Chair
Krisztina Rozgonyi
U of Vienna

Environmental Communication Division Chair
Xinghua Li
Babson College

Environmental Communication Division Vice Chair
Jonathon P. Schuldt
Cornell U

Ethnicity & Race in Communication Division Chair
Sudeshna Roy
Stephen F. Austin State U

Ethnicity & Race in Communication Division Vice Chair
Jason Vincent A. Cabanes
De La Salle U, Manila

Feminist Scholarship Division Chair
Ingrid Bachmann
Pontificia U Catolica de Chile 

Feminist Scholarship Division Vice Chair
Andrea Press
U of Virginia

Game Studies Division Chair
Rabindra Ratan
Michigan State U

Game Studies Division Vice Chair
Vivian Chen
Nanyang Technological U Singapore

Global Communication and Social Change Division Chair
Radhika Gajjala
Bowling Green State U

Global Communication and Social Change Division Vice Chair
Chris Paterson
U of Leeds

Health Communication Division Chair
Jeff Niederdeppe
Cornell U

Health Communication Division Vice Chair
Itzhak Yanovitzky
Rutgers U

Information Systems Division Chair
Narine Yegiyan
U of California, Davis

Information Systems Division Vice Chair
Rachel Bailey
Florida State U

Instructional and Developmental Communication Division Chair
CJ Claus
California State U

Instructional and Developmental Communication Division Vice Chair
Davide Girardelli
RMIT U - Vietnam

Intercultural Communication Division Chair
Soumia Bardhan
U of Colorado - Denver

Intercultural Communication Division Vice Chair
Amanda Alencar
Erasmus U Rotterdam

Interpersonal Communication Division Chair
Amanda Holmstrom
Michigan State U

Interpersonal Communication Division Vice Chair
Stephen Yoshimura
U of Montana

Journalism Studies Division Chair
Keren Tenenboim-Weinblatt
Hebrew U of Jerusalem

Journalism Studies Division Vice Chair
Seth Lewis
U of Oregon

Language & Social Interaction Division Chair
David Boromisza-Habashi
U of Colorado - Boulder

Language & Social Interaction Division Vice Chair
Gonen Dori-Hacohen 
U of Massachusetts, Amherst

Mass Communication Division Chair
Jonathan Cohen
U of Haifa 

Mass Communication Division Vice Chair
Heather LaMarre
Temple U

Organizational Communication Division Chair
Stacey Connaughton
Purdue U

Organizational Communication Division Vice Chair
Timothy Kuhn
U of Colorado - Boulder

Philosophy, Theory and Critique Division Chair
Jayson Harsin
The American U of Paris

Philosophy, Theory and Critique Division Vice Chair
Kaarina Nikunen
U of Tampere 

Political Communication Division Chair
Kimberly Gross
George Washington U

Political Communication Division Vice Chair
Sophie Lecheler
U of Vienna

Popular Communication Division Chair
Devon Powers
Temple U

Popular Communication Division Vice Chair
Melissa Aronczyk
Rutgers U

Public Relations Division Chair
Flora Hung-Baesecke
Massey U

Public Relations Division Vice Chair
Ansgar Zerfass
U of Leipzig 

Visual Communication Studies Division Chair
Jelle Mast
Vrije U Brussel

Visual Communication Studies Division Vice Chair
Mary Angela Bock
U of Texas at Austin