Graduate Students

USC Annenberg's graduate advisement and academic services team assists students as they complete their graduate studies. We are your resource for degree requirements, academic records, course approvals and other administrative functions.

Cynthia A. Martinez, Ph.D.
Director, Annenberg Advisement & Academic Services
(213) 740-9802
FAX: (213) 821-5574
Director of Annenberg Undergraduate and Graduate Advisement & Academic Services

Gail Light
Assistant Director
(213) 740-3695
Fax:  (213) 821-5574
Administers the M.A. programs for Global Communication, Specialized Journalism, and Specialized Journalism, The Arts; the Masters of Public Diplomacy program; and the M.S. program in Digital Social Media

Michael Ploszek
Graduate Academic Advisor
(213) 740-0887
Fax:  (213) 821-5574
Administers the M.S. program in Journalism and the M.A. program in Strategic Public Relations

Adrienne Capirchio
Graduate Academic Advisor
(213) 821-4164
Fax:  (213) 821-5574
Administers the Masters program in Communication Management

Donna McHugh
Student Administrative Services Coordinator
(213) 740-0817
Fax: (213) 821-5574
ASC Grades and Course Evaluation Coordinator