The National Communication Association Distinguished Scholar award was bestowed upon SONIC Director, Noshir Contractor, at the 100th annual NCA conference held in Chicago, IL on November 20-23, 2014. This is a great honor not only for Professor Contractor, but also for the entirety of the SONIC research group. Congratulations Noshir!
The NCA Distinguished Scholar Award was created in 1991 to recognize and reward NCA members for a lifetime of scholarly achievement in the study of human communication. Recipients are selected to showcase the communication profession. The award is supported by the Mark L. Knapp Distinguished Scholar Fund. Since 1992, those recognized as NCA Distinguished Scholars nominate and elect members to join this select group.