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

Rachel received a BA Hons (Cantab) in Social and Political Science at Selwyn College, Cambridge University where she focused on...

Rachel Moran

Yusi Xu received her B.A. with honours (honoured graduate of Peking University, 2013 and honoured graduate of Beijing, 2013) in...

Yusi Xu

 

Cat, a Michigan native, completed her BA in International Relations at Michigan State University. She then went on to receive...

Cat Duffy

Lik Sam is interested in the transformation of intimacy in the network society. His current research addresses dating app culture in...

Lik Sam Chan

Chi graduated summa cum laude from Middlebury College, with Highest Honors in East Asian Studies. She then taught self-designed liberal...

Chi Zhang