Skip to main content
Indiana University Bloomington

subpage header image

Carolyn Calloway-Thomas


Director of Graduate Studies, AAADS
Alma Mater: PhD, Indiana University Bloomington
Phone: 812.855.0524
Office: 249



Carolyn Calloway-Thomas studies intercultural communication, African American communication, intersections between empathy and conflict, and pedagogy and civic engagement. She is currently the President of the World Communication Association. She has served in many leadership positions, including President of the Bloomington Faculty Council at Indiana University, Communication National Advisory Board, Director of the Interracial Communications Project (funded by the C. S. Mott Foundation), and past president of the Central States Communication Association (CSCA). In 2012, she was inducted into the CSCA's Hall of Fame. In 2007, she was invited to participate in the Oxford Round Table conference on diversity and public policy at Oxford University in England. Her national awards include a Ford Postdoctoral fellowship; a Fulbright scholarship in Nigeria, West Africa; a Carmegie scholarship; the National Communicaiton Association's Robert J Kibler award; an dthe Distinguished Alumni award from Grambling State University. She currently serves as Book Review Editor of the Howard Journal of Communications and as a member of the editorial board of Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, a publication of the World Communication Association.

Publications Highlights

Selected Honors and Awards