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VPA’s Charles Morris Named Chair-Elect of NCA Research Council
Charles E. Morris III, professor and chair of the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, has been named chair-elect of the Research Council of the National Communication Association (NCA), 2020-2022.
The Research Council “supports and promotes disciplinary research through facilitation of professional development opportunities for communication scholars and through external advocacy efforts.”
As chair of the Research Council, Morris will also serve as a member of the NCA’s 12-seat executive board.
In 2016 Morris was honored with the Distinguished Scholar Award from the NCA’s Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division. He is recognized for his books and essays on queer historical criticism and public memory and for co-founding “QED: A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking.”