About ECA

Interest Groups

Members may choose to join up to three (3) Interest Groups as part of their membership. Interest Group membership benefits include:

  • Leadership opportunities to serve as Interest Group officer
  • Special mailings and emails from Interest Groups
  • Opportunity to network with others whose research and teaching interests are similar

ECA formally recognizes its twenty Interest Groups to assist the organization in conducting its business and coordinating convention programs and panels.

For additional information regarding ECA's Interest Groups, please choose from the following list:

ECA formally recognizes its twenty-one Interest Groups to assist the organization in conducting its business and coordinating convention programs and panels. Interest Groups send one representative to the Executive Council on a rotating basis. The rotation schedule is as follows:

Term begins mid-point 2014/ends mid-point 2016:

  • Applied Communication
  • Argumentation & Forensics
  • Communication Administration
  • Communication Law & Ethics
  • Communication and Technology
  • Communication Traits
  • Community College
  • Health Communication
  • Instructional Communication
  • Intercultural Communication

Term begins mid-point 2013/ends mid-point 2015:

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Interpretation & Performance Studies
  • Kenneth Burke
  • Media Communication
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Organizational Communication
  • Philosophy of Communication
  • Political Communication
  • Rhetoric and Public Address
  • Theory & Methodology
  • Voices of Diversity