Name: L. Paul Strait
Graduation Year: 2014
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and Director of Forensics at the University of Southern Mississippi
Research Area: Argumentation; Medical Humanities; Rhetoric of Science; Risk Society
Recent Publications and...
Samantha Close is the Post-Quals Representative for the Annenberg Communication Graduate Student Association (ACGSA)
Year: Fourth; ABD
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Undergraduate/Graduate Institutions: Yale University, Glasgow School of Art
Research Area: Cultural Studies, Popular Culture, Theory/Practice
Dissertation Topic: Doing What You Love For A...
Raffi Sarkissian is the TA/RA Representative for the Annenberg Communication Graduate Student Associatioin (ACGSA)
Year: Fourth; ABD
Hometown: Santa Monica, CA
Undergraduate/Graduate Institutions: UCLA, 2009 (BA in Communication Studies and Sociology); USC, 2012 (MA in Critical Studies)
Research Area: My areas of research include cultural and critical...
USC Annenberg doctoral students were funded by Summer Research Fellowships to pursue independent research over the summer of 2015. Students worked individually and in teams to study topics as varied as the activist hashtag #ReclaimMLK, dating apps, Obamacare, and the California drought. Their fellowships enabled them to travel, gather data, and interview subjects. Here is what they worked on...
Laura Alberti (ABD) presented her paper, “Holocaust denial as conspiracy argument,” during the 2015 NCA/AFA Alta Argumentation Conference in Alta, Utah.
Dayna Chatman (ABD) had her paper, “Pregnancy, Then It’s ‘Back to Business’: Beyoncé, Black...
During the summer of 2015, seven USC Annenberg doctoral students were granted Summer Institute Fellowships, which enabled them to attend doctoral programs around the world and expand on the work they're doing here at USC Annenberg. Here is a little about their experiences, in their own words:
Kristen Guth (Fourth Year) Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme
Yasuhito Abe, Ph.D. (2015) Assistant Professor Department of Sociology Doshisha University
Alexandrina Agloro, Ph.D. (2015) Assistant Professor Department of Humanities and Arts Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Meryl Alper, Ph.D. (2015) Assistant Professor Department of Communication Studies Northeastern University
Faculty Associate Berkman Klein Center for Internet...