An award-winning author and journalist, Dr. Melita Marie Garza is an associate professor at Texas Christian University. Among her recent activities, Dr. Melita M. Garza spoke about publishing her first academic book, They Came to Toil: Newspaper Representations of Mexicans and Immigrants in the Great Depression, at the American Journalism Historians Association Annual Convention.
Committed to advancing research and education in mass communication history, the American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA) traces its roots to 1981. Serving students and media history professionals, AJHA welcomes individuals to join as members. Here are some of the benefits of belonging to AJHA.
1. Access AJHA awards and grants. Members may receive honors for their service, teaching, and research through AJHA awards. Additionally, they may achieve funding for future projects through its grant programs.
2. Get advice and support from other media history scholars. Each year, AJHA hosts multiple events that bring together like-minded scholars with the opportunity to receive encouragement and professional suggestions on current projects.
3. Tap into AJHA media history resources. These resources provide a range of tools and tips for researching and teaching mass communication history.