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National Communication Association Announces 2021 Award Winners

September 23, 2021
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Each year, the National Communication Association (NCA) honors the best in academic Communication, presenting awards for outstanding scholarship, teaching, and professional service. The awards recognize a wide range of contributions to the Communication discipline. 

This year, more than 30 Communication scholars will receive awards at the NCA 107th Annual Convention in Seattle, WA, for achievements in more than 20 categories including distinguished service, excellent published scholarship, outstanding teaching, and many others.

For a list of the 2021 award winners, please visit

Recipients will be honored during the upcoming NCA 107th Annual Convention. The Presidential Address and Awards Presentation will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 20, at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA, and also will be livestreamed for those unable to attend.

About the National Communication Association

The National Communication Association (NCA) advances Communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific, and aesthetic inquiry. NCA serves the scholars, teachers, and practitioners who are its members by enabling and supporting their professional interests in research and teaching. Dedicated to fostering and promoting free and ethical communication, NCA promotes the widespread appreciation of the importance of communication in public and private life, the application of competent communication to improve the quality of human life and relationships, and the use of knowledge about communication to solve human problems. NCA supports inclusiveness and diversity among our faculties, within our membership, in the workplace, and in the classroom; NCA supports and promotes policies that fairly encourage this diversity and inclusion.

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