The Mobile Communication Interest Group is a worldwide network of 250+ scholars involved in the International Communication Association (ICA).


The Mobile Communication Section focuses on the phenomenon of mobility in communication – thus being placed at the intersection of mobility, technology, and culture in human communication. While including a wide array of approaches in communication scholarship from historical perspectives to studies on future media innovations, from ethnographic to quantitative empirical approaches, from journalism studies to media effects research the common ground of the Mobile Communication Section is state-of-the-art theorizing on mobile communication as well as rigorous methodology.


To pursue this mission, the Mobile Communication Interest Group offers several presentation formats. We welcome established and emerging scholars from around the world.


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Rich Ling



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Keri Stephens 

Vice Chair


Jakob Ohme



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