Doctorate in Communication

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

Doctorate in Communication

Ph.D. students 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 Students

Natalie Jonckheere came to USC Annenberg after working for two and a half years in digital advertising sales research at NBCUniversal in...

Natalie Jonckheere

 

Aalok Mehta is a doctoral student at the Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism. He focuses on telecommunications...

Aalok Mehta

Specializing in global development impact and effectiveness, Shabnam Shalizi's doctoral work at USC builds on her applied experience as...

Shabnam Shalizi

Thomas J Billard (aka TJ) graduated magna cum laude from the George Washington University with an honors BA in political communication....

Thomas Billard

Stefanie Demetriades is graduate student at the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism. Her current research interests...

Stefanie Demetriades