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

Yiqi (Iona) Li received her B.A. in Journalism from Shanghai International Studies University, and her M.S. degree in communication from...

Yiqi (Iona) Li

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

Shabnam Shalizi

Sarah Myers West is a doctoral student and the Wallis Annenberg Graduate Research Fellow at the Annenberg School for Communication and...

Sarah Myers West

 

Rhea Vichot graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Comparative Media Studies in 2004. She attended New...

Rhea Vichot

Janeane Anderson is a Ph.D. candidate in Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism. Her research explores...

Janeane Anderson