Awards Call

Filed under: Calls for Papers & Nominations by: Pat Gehrke

The Communication Ethics Division of the National Communication Association invites nominations now for awards that will be presented at our 2011 division business meeting at the NCA Convention in New Orleans. We will recognize academic excellence in publications with a strong communication ethics focus in: single author book of the year, edited book of the year, and journal article of the year. Award winners are encouraged but not required to be division members. Publication must have occurred between August 2010 and July 2011 to be considered for the 2011 awards. In addition, we will present a top communication ethics teaching award to recognize achievement in pedagogy.

To make a nomination, including self-nominations, submit a cover letter outlining the merits and impact of the nominated work or teacher. For the teaching award, include evidence of teaching effectiveness as based on student evaluation scores and comments, as well as peer review(s) and a candidate statement of teaching philosophy.

For book nominations, please send two copies to: Spoma Jovanovic, Department of Communication Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 108 Ferguson Building, P.O. Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170.

For journal articles, please submit a PDF file copy to If a PDF copy is not available, send three paper copies to the address above.

For teaching awards, please submit three complete packets of requested materials to

Nominations will be accepted until September 1, 2011. For more information, contact Communication Ethics Division Immediate Past Chair Spoma Jovanovic at

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