Membership in the Media Ecology Association is open to anyone — scholars across all career stages and institutional locations, as well as nonacademics — interested in exploring the interactions between media, communications, and culture. Membership dues include an annual subscription to our print journal, Explorations in Media Ecology, published quarterly, and reset at beginning of every year in February.

Other benefits include:

  • Access to a special Members Area where you will find a complete run of Explorations in Media Ecology back issues plus other forthcoming member-exclusive content.

  • Subscription to our email newsletter In Medias Res and the opportunity to have your achievements featured in it.
  • Venues for showcasing your scholarly work, including our own annual convention, as well as featured panels at NCA, ECA, and ICA (at the reduced ICA-member registration rate).
  • Discounted registration rate at our annual convention.
  • Opportunities to contribute professional service and to help shape the direction of the media ecology.
  • Participation in MEA elections and governance.
  • Discounts on selected books and publications.

Payment questions? Contact our treasurer Paul Soukup at or +1 (408) 554-4022. General membership questions? Contact our Executive Secretary Fernando Gutiérrez at Other questions? Contact us.

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$50 / year


$100 / year


$250 / year

includes one free registration at our annual convention

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