From Class to Conference: How to turn a class project or thesis into a high-quality conference submission

Webinar Recorded March 21, 2024 with AJHA President Tracy Lucht, Research Chair Jennifer Moore, Graduate Student Committee Chair Lexie Little, and Doctoral Student Dodie Cantrell.

Hazel Dicken-Garcia Grant Applications Due June 1

The research grant is intended to provide financial assistance to graduate students and junior faculty whose mass media research work embodies the scholarly interests of Dicken-Garcia who mentored numerous M.A. and Ph.D. students during her 30-year career at the University of Minnesota. 

 Read more about how to apply here. 

Right: Autumn Lorimer Linford won the inaugural Hazel Dicken-Garcia Research Grant, which will support her work looking at female newsies. 

National Award for Excellence in Teaching

Deadline for nominations: June 1, 2024

  • The annual AJHA Award for Excellence in Teaching honors a college or university teacher who excels at teaching in the areas of journalism and mass communication history, makes a positive impact on student learning, and offers an outstanding example for other educators.

    An honorarium of $500 accompanies the prize.

  • Read more about how to apply here.

  • Right: Erin Coyle, of Temple University, received the 2023 National Award for Excellence in Teaching. 


The American Journalism Historians Association invites paper entries, panel proposals, and abstracts of research in progress on any facet of media history for its 43rd annual convention to be held in Oct. 3-5, 2024, in Pittsburgh, PA.

The deadline for all submissions is June 1, 2024 11:59 p.m. EST. 

Read more here. 

History in the Curriculum Report

AJHA assessed the teaching of mass communication history at American universities. Download the report.

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