Communication and the Future Division

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The Communication and the Future Division is dedicated to exploring any aspect of communication and the future, particularly the influence of continuing developments in networking and social technologies. Topics explore novel methodologies, new theoretical perspectives, and the intersection of communication and technology, as well as applications within technologies and related consequences. In addition, the division entertains studies focused on emergent communication networks, communication and its role in strategic social change, pedagogy, and ethics. The division is committed to excellence in research on both practical and theoretical issues and offers a lively forum for discussion.


  • Chair: Jessica Zurcher
  • Vice Chair: Adam Rainer
  • Vice Chair-Elect: Kelly Merrill
  • Immediate Past Chair: Kevin John
  • Secretary: Meredith Kiljan
  • Student Representative: Dallin Adams
Legislative Assembly
  • Kevin John
  • Jessica Zurcher

CFD Membership 

Official count taken each January. 

108th Annual Convention -- New Orleans, LA -- Nov. 17 - 20, 2022

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