Executive Committee


Chair (2019-2021)

Rich Ling, PhD
Shaw Foundation Professor of Media Technology
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Vice-Chair (2019-2021)

Keri Stephens, PhD
Moody College of Communication
University of Texas at Austin, USA
Contact: keristephens[at]austin.utexas.edu


Secretary (2019-2020)

Mariek M. P. Vanden Abeele, PhD
Associate Professor

Department of Cognition and Communication / Department of Culture Studies
Tilburg University


Contact: m.m.p.vandenabeele[at]tilburguniversity.edu

Past Chair (2017-19)

Colin Agur, PhD
Assistant Professor
Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication
University of Minnesota, USA
Contact: cpagur [at] umn.edu

Past Chair (2015-17)

Veronika Karnowski, PhD
Institut für Kommunikationswissenschaft und Medienforschung
LMU München, Germany




Early Career Representative

Raul Ferrer
Doctoral Researcher
Department of Media and Communication Studies
Karlstad University, Sweden


International Liaison

Leah Komen, PhD
Senior Lecturer & Researcher
School of Communication , Languages and Performing Arts
Daystar University, Kenya


Committee Chairs


Awards Committee Chair

Jason Martin, PhD
Associate Professor
College of Communication
DePaul University, USA


Nominations Committee Chair

Jordan Frith, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Technical Communication
University of North Texas


Membership Committee Chair



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