American Studies Division

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The American Studies Division promotes interdisciplinary research and teaching that focuses on the connections between communication texts and practices and American cultures. Inherently interdisciplinary, the Division embraces diverse theoretical and methodological approaches to research and theory-building relevant to American Studies.

2023 Interest Group Leadership

  • Chair - Michael Mario Albrecht
  • Vice Chair -- Demi Washington
  • Vice Chair-Elect -- Derek Lewis 
  • Immediate Past Chair -- Samuel Miller
  • Secretary -- Pamela Peters
  • Awards Chair -- Joshua Young
  • Graduate Student Representative: Jeffrey Jones

2023 NCA Positions

  • Legislative Assembly

    • Samuel Miller
    • Michael Mario Albrecht


ASD Membership (2013-2023)

*Official membership count is taken every January. 

109th Annual Convention -- National Harbor, MD -- November 16 - 19, 2023.


Convention Resources

ASD Call for Submissions -- Deadline: Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 3:00 AM EDT
Award Calls
Business Meeting Minutes