37th Annual MCA Virtual Conference

“Diversity in Communication: Communication and Social Justice”

October 16, 2021

Stevenson University


Call for Presentations & Panels
Deadline: September 10, 2021

Download the MCA Conference 2021 Call for Papers here:

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2021 MCA Keynote Speaker

Heather E. Harris , Ph.D.


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.