Communication  seeks to provide a comprehensive knowledge of the nature of human communication, the symbol systems by which it functions, the environments in which it occurs, its media, and its effects.


[Professional Organizations by Discipline]



American Forensic Association (AFA) -

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) -

Broadcast Education Association (BEA) -

International Association for Relationship Research (IARR) -

International Communication Association (ICA) -

National Communication Association (NCA) -

Rhetoric Society of America (RSA) -

Western States Communication Association (WSCA) -


Human Communication

American Communication Association -

American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA) -

American Society for the History of Rhetoric -

American Society of Journalists and Authors -

Asian American Journalists Association -

Asian Institute for Development Communication (Aidcom) -

AsociaciĆ³n Latinoamericana de Investigadores de la ComunicaciĆ³n (ALAIC) -

Association for Business Communication -

Association for Chinese Communication Studies -

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication -

Association for Educational Communications & Technology -

Association for Women in Communications -

Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) -

Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) -

Broadcast Education Association -

Canadian Communication Association -

Center for Communication (CENCOM) -

Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM) -

Central States Communication Association -

Chinese Communication Association (CCA) -

Communication Institute for Online Scholarship -

Eastern Communication Association -

European Communication Research and Education Association -

International Association for Business Communicators -

International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) -

International Communication Association -

International Institute of Communications (IIC) -

International Listening Association -

International Speech Communication Association -

International Telecommunications Society -

Internet Society -

Journalism Education Association -

Media Ecology Association (MEA) -

National Association of Black Journalists -

National Association of Broadcasters -

National Association of Hispanic Journalists -

National Communication Association -

National Federation of Press Women -

National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association -

Native American Journalists Association -

Public Relations Society of America -

Religious Communication Association -

Society for Technical Communication -

Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction -

Southern States Communication Association -

The Centre for the Study of Communication and Culture (CSCC) -

Western States Communication Association -

World Communication Association -




[Professional Organizations by Discipline]

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