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

 

Brittany Farr is a feminist theorist whose research uses black feminist theory, critical race studies and media studies in...

Brittany A. Farr

 

David is a Doctoral Candidate who received his B.A. in Communication Studies from UCLA and his Master's in Mind Brain and...

David Jeong

Tisha Dejmanee's research focuses on the intersections of feminist theory, digital media platforms and critical food studies. Her...

Tisha Dejmanee

Traci is a health communication researcher who explores the role of empowerment programs and health interventions in youth development...

Traci Gillig

Mark Hannah investigates the relationship between emerging media and political knowledge, opinion and behavior. An honors graduate of...

Mark Hannah