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CSCA conducts its business and sponsors convention programs and panels through its Interest Groups, Caucuses, and Sections representing the different discipline emphases of the membership.


The mission of Central States Communication Association (CSCA) is to unite and educate people with both an affinity to the central region of the United States and a scholarly interest in all areas of communication for promotion of their mutual goals and advancement of their field.

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Request for Central States Selection Committee Volunteers

The chairs of the 2025 Federation Prize and the Warren Mentorship Award selection committees are soliciting committee volunteers. To be eligible, you must be a member of Central States Communication Association; to assist with the Federation Award selection committee, you must also have the rank of at least assistant professor and a publication in at least a regional communication journal (i.e., a Western, Eastern, Central, or Southern communication association journal; a NCA research journal; or an ICA journal).


CSCA Journal of Communication Pedagogy Call for Editor

The Central States Communication Association (CSCA) is seeking nominations for the Editor of Journal of Communication Pedagogy, 2026-2028. The next editor responsible will begin with the volume published in 2026; this will necessitate a transition to the editorship and training in 2025. Self-nominations are encouraged. To be considered, nominees should be housed at a program that will offer the necessary support.

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