92nd Annual Convention  -  April 6th-10th, 2022  -  Hyatt Regency

                           Conference Theme - "Resilience Through Resistance"

Falls on Reedy - Greenville, SC



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SSCA congratulates our members for their achievements at the recent NCA convention. We're proud of our great members for their hard work and their institutions for their dedication to SSCA!

Outstanding Dissertation Award: African American Communication and Culture Division

  • Keven Rudrow, Resistive Black Masculinities: Race, Masculinity, and the Hip-Hop Sensibilities of Black Popular Culture

Book of the Year Award from the Critical/Cultural Studies Division at NCA 

  • Amanda Nell Edgar, Culturally Speaking: The Rhetoric of Voice in a Mediated Culture


SSCA 2021

Dwight L. Freshley Outstanding New Teacher
Matthew L. Spialek, University of Arkansas

John I. Sisco Excellence in Teaching
Kristi Schaller, University of Georgia

Janice Hocker Rushing Early Career Research
Jenny Crowley, University of Tennessee

T. Earle Johnson-Edwin Paget Distinguished Service
Shawn Long, Kennesaw State University

Michael M. Osborn Teacher-Scholar
Stephen A. Smith, University of Arkansas

Robert Bostrom Young Scholar
Max Davenport, University of Tennessee

Award Winners

Rose B. Johnson SCJ Article Award
Renee Edwards, Louisiana State University

Franklin Shirley Award
Noah Autrey, Georgia Southern University

J. Donald Ragsdale Mentor Award
Stephanie Ricker Schulte, University of Arkansas

Shawn D. Long Outreach Award
Lisa Corrigan, University of Arkansas

Minority Recruitment and Retention Award
No Award Given

Suzanne Osborn Community College Award
No Award Given