Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (History Division)

Established: 1966. Affiliate since May 1978. Membership: 450. Annual dues: $105 to join AEJMC; $10 additional fee to enroll in the History Division.

Statement of Purpose: To promote scholarship and teaching in the area of journalism (mass communication) history. This is understood to include not just the history of people and institutions of journalism, but also the various roles and functions of journalism in society and, in turn, the impact of society on journalism. The division is also committed to making journalists more sensitive to the idea and importance of history.

Annual Meeting: August

Publication: Clio among the Media, quarterly


Association for Education in Journalism
Dept. of Journalism, Washington & Lee Univ.
204 W. Washington St.
Lexington, VA 24450

Primary Contact: Douglas Cumming,


Head and Program Chair
Douglas O. Cumming
Washington and Lee Univ.

Vice Head and Research Chair
Erika J. Pribanic-Smith
Univ. of Texas, Arlington

Secretary and Newsletter Editor
Teri Finneman
South Dakota State Univ.