Doctorate in Communication

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

Doctorate in Communication

PhD 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

Originally from Argentina, Soledad Altrudi earned her B.A. in International Relations at the University of Belgrano in Buenos Aires. She...

Soledad Altrudi

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

Jackson De Vight

Andrea's interests lie in the intersection of Information Communication Technologies for Development, Science and Technology Studies and...

Andrea Alarcon

Lauren Alexandra Sowa is a doctoral candidate (ABD) at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and...

Lauren Sowa

joan miller is a doctoral candidate in Communication at the University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication...

joan miller