Tracy Lucht, associate professor in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, has been elected to serve as second vice-president for the American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA).
Lucht’s term will begin after this week’s AJHA conference. She will ascend to first vice-president after the 2022 conference and then to president of AJHA in 2023.
Founded in 1981, the American Journalism Historians Association seeks to advance education and research in mass communication history. Through its annual convention, regional conferences, committees, awards, speakers and publications, members work to raise historical standards and ensure that all scholars and students recognize the vast importance of media history and apply this knowledge to the advancement of society.