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

Matthew N. Bui researches the social, cultural, and political implications of digital media and technology. He is particularly...

Matthew Bui

 

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

Shabnam Shalizi

Hye Min Kim earned her B.A. in Mass Communication from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. During her undergraduate years, she...

Hye Min Kim

Ruqin Ren is interested in studying online knowledge collaboration communities, crowdsourcing groups, using social...

Ruqin Ren

 

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

Nicholas Busalacchi