Black Caucus

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Founded in 1968, the National Communication Association Black Caucus adopts the mission of supporting the research, service, teaching, professional development, and advocacy of its members.

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2024 Interest Group Leadership
  • Chair – Melissa Harris, Ph.D.
  • Vice Chair – Aisha Powell, Ph.D.
  • Vice Chair-Elect – Kesha James, Ph.D.
  • Immediate Past Chair – Keven James Rudrow, Ph.D.
  • Secretary – Ashli Wade
  • Treasurer – Q. McElroy
  • Parliamentarian – Victoria Fields
  • PR Officer – Kellon Bubb
  • IDEA Council Representative – Lionnell “Badu” Smith, Ph.D.
Legislative Assembly
  • Keven James Rudrow, Ph.D.

Black Caucus Membership (2013-2024)

Official count taken each January.