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

Emily Sidnam-Mauch received her B.A. in Communication Studies summa cum laude from Biola University, where she was named Outstanding...

Emily Sidnam-Mauch

 

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

Melina Sherman is working on a dissertation project developing a cultural analysis of addiction through the lens of the ongoing U.S....

Melina Sherman

Paromita has an MA in English from Jadavpur University, India, and an MA in Media Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee....

Paromita Sengupta

Yomna is a doctoral student of communication interested in the dynamics of social change, and cultural resistance in Egypt and post Arab...

Yomna Elsayed