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

Yao Sun (Sophie) received her B.S. in Economics and Management and B.A. in Journalism with highest honors from Communication University...

Yao Sun

 

Marcia Allison is a semiotician and communication scholar whose research lies at the intersection of language, cultural...

Marcia Allison

Renyi Hong is a Ph.D. Candidate in Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism at the University of...

Renyi Hong

 

Lena received her BA and MA degrees in the interdisciplinary program ‘Communication in Social and Economic Contexts’ from...

Lena Uszkoreit

Sulafa Zidani is a doctoral student at USC Annenberg. She researches new media, participatory culture, and digital language and power...

Sulafa Zidani