Doctorate in Communication

USC Annenberg offers an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in humanistic and behavioral approaches to communication.

Doctorate in Communication

Ph.D. candidates at USC Annenberg are at the scholarly forefront of the communication revolution. Graduates are prepared for careers in academia as well as in other endeavors that benefit from research skills and expansive knowledge of communications processes, institutions and impact on society.

Our graduates excel as university instructors, conducting original research and scholarship that advances knowledge in the field and contributes to the success of public and private sector enterprises ranging from media and entertainment industries to governmental and non-governmental organizations.

Meet Some of Our Doctoral Candidates

Sonia Jawaid Shaikh is a doctoral student whose interests are in the areas of decision making, resources, heuristics, information...

Sonia Jawaid Shaikh

Yomna is a doctoral student of communication interested in the dynamics of social change, and cultural resistance in Egypt and post Arab...

Yomna Elsayed

My research revolves around the politics, culture and economy of digital media technologies as they intersect with issues of class,...

Lin Zhang

 

Nick Busalacchi is an urban planner and avid student of the city. His current research focuses on urban communication and...

Nicholas Busalacchi

Bei Yan is interested in computer-mediated knowledge collaboration in online settings, with a particular focus on the communication and...

Bei Yan