The Maryland Communication Association is a group of communication educators, students, and professionals throughout the state of Maryland. Many of our members are active researchers and authors in the field as well as past officers of regional and national communication associations.



Join us for our Virtual Spring Conference!

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2022 Conference Keynote Speaker
Heather E. Harris, Ph.D.

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Heather E. Harris, Ph.D. is Professor of Communication at Stevenson University. She is the editor of the book Neo-Race Realities in the Obama Era, and co-editor of Michelle Obama and the FLOTUS Effect: Platform, Presence and Agency; and The Obama Effect: Multidisciplinary Renderings of the 2008 Campaign. For six years Dr. Harris served as Stevenson University’s (then Villa Julie College's) first Director of Multicultural Affairs and Special Assistant to the President. She received the university’s Building Community Award for her service as Director of Multicultural Affairs and is the recipient of the university’s highest teaching honor, The Rose Dawson Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Harris is also a journalist and broadcaster who has worked in Canada, the Caribbean, and Namibia.  She hails from Montreal Canada, and of Barbadian descent.