Who we are

About CIDDirector, Center for Intercultural Dialogue:
Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz

CID People (a list of all present and past Advisory Board members, Interns, Consultants, etc.)

The Center for Intercultural Dialogue operates under the auspices of the Council of Communication Associations.

Council of Communication AssociationsCCA is an umbrella organization for 7 national and international communication associations based in the USA.

CID was designed primarily to serve members of CCA member associations, although many individuals who are not members of any of these now follow the site. Member associations include:

smallest logoAmerican Journalism Historians Association (AJHA)

Founded in 1981, AJHA exists to foster research of journalism history, to provide a forum, and to be a resource. The association defines journalism in its broadest sense to encompass a wide range of mass communication studies.

ABC logoAssociation for Business Communication (ABC)

ABC is an international, interdisciplinary organization committed to advancing business communication research, education, and practice.

Association of Schools of Journalism & Mass Communication

A valuable resource for chairs, deans and directors, ASJMC promotes excellence in journalism and mass communication education.

BCCABlack College Communication Association

The Black College Communication Association (BCCA) is a not-for-profit organization, established through a grant from the Freedom Forum. The mission of BCCA is to identify resources necessary for strengthening communications programs at HBCUs; provide technical assistance to HBCUs seeking accreditation; and establish state-of-the-art hardware systems which can be shared by member institutions to promote the understanding and advancement of communication as an academic and professional field.

BEABroadcast Education Association

The Association is an international academic organization that focuses on the electronic media, providing a forum for issues and topics of mutual concern to educators and practitioners, thus to facilitate interaction between academicians and leaders in the industry. The Association provides a forum for current scholarly research and analysis in all aspects of the electronic media. These areas include regulation, economics, policy, management, news, aesthetics, social effects, production and criticism, among possible others.

ICA   International Communication Association

The International Communication Association aims to advance the scholarly study of human communication by encouraging and facilitating excellence in academic research worldwide. The purposes of the Association are (1) to provide an international forum to enable the development, conduct, and critical evaluation of communication research; (2) to sustain a program of high quality scholarly publication and knowledge exchange; (3) to facilitate inclusiveness and debate among scholars from diverse national and cultural backgrounds and from multi-disciplinary perspectives on communication-related issues; and (4) to promote a wider public interest in, and visibility of, the theories, methods, findings and applications generated by research in communication and allied fields.

NAMLE logoNational Association for Media Literacy Education

The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) is a national non-profit organizations for educators, academics, activists, and students with a passion for understanding how the media we use and create affect our lives and the lives of others in our communities and in the world. The NAMLE vision is to help individuals of all ages develop the habits of inquiry and skills of expression that they need to be critical thinkers, effective communicators and active citizens in today’s world







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