Doctorate in Communication

USC Annenberg offers an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in humanistic and behavioral approaches to communication.

Doctorate in Communication

Ph.D. students 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 Students

Deborah Neffa Creech earned her B.A. and M.A. from the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. She earned a B.A. (highest...

Deborah Neffa Creech

Jackson De Vight peruses the rhetorical and strategic elements of security studies, international relations, and environmental policy....

Jackson De Vight

Steven Proudfoot graduated summa cum laude from Wayne State University with a dual major B.A. in Psychology and English. He is now a...

Steven Proudfoot

In her doctoral studies, Amber Lynn Scott (Daniel) specializes in organizational communication and high reliability organizations (HROs...

Amber Lynn Scott (Daniel)

Mehitabel Glenhaber is interested in the history of new media technologies, focusing on how societies react to and adapt to new media...

Mehitabel Glenhaber