PhD Community Recent Placements

See where our recent graduates have found placements after earning their Ph.D. in Communication from USC Annenberg:

Laura Alberti, PhD (2018)
Assistant Professor
University of Southern Mississippi

Janeane Anderson, PhD (2017)
Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee

Leila Bighash, PhD (2018)
Assistant Professor
University of Arizona

Emma Bloomfield, PhD (2016)
Assistant Professor
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Evan Brody, PhD (2016)
Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

Lik Sam Chan, PhD (2018)
Assistant Professor
Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dayna Chatman, PhD (2016)
Assistant Professor
University of Oregon

Josh Clark, PhD (2016)
Lead Data Scientist
SGN Games

Samantha Close, PhD (2017)
Assistant Professor
DePaul University

Courtney Cox, PhD (2019)
Assistant Professor
University of Oregon

Tisha Dejmanee, PhD (2016)
Associate Professor
Central Michigan University

Cat Duffy, PhD (2018)
State Policy Director
Planned Parenthood

Katherine Elder, PhD (2017)
Assistant Professor
CSU, Channel Islands

MC Forelle, PhD (2019)
Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow
Cornell University

Traci Gillig, PhD (2019)
Assistant Professor
Washington State University

Brandon Golob, PhD (2018)
Assistant Professor
UC Irvine

Renyi Hong, PhD (2017)
Assistant Professor
National University of Singapore

Alex Leavitt, PhD (2016)
User Experience Researcher
Facebook

Joel Lemuel, PhD (2016)
Assistant Professor & Director of Forensics
CSU, Northridge

Wenlin Liu, PhD (2016)
Assistant Professor
University of Houston

Nathalie Marechal, PhD (2018)
Senior Research Analyst
Ranking Digital Rights

Mina Park, PhD (2017)
Assistant Professor
Washington State University

LeeAnn Sangalang, PhD (2016)
Assistant Professor
University of Dayton

Jieun Shin, PhD (2016)
Assistant Professor
University of Florida

Myoung-Sun Song, PhD (2016)
Assistant Professor
Sogang University

Prawit Thainiyom, PhD (2018)
Associate Director of Data and Metrics & Clinical Assistant Professor
USC Keck School of Medicine

Rhea Vichot, PhD (2019)
Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin, Whitewater

Nathan Walter, PhD (2018)
Assistant Professor
Northwestern University

Cynthia Wang, PhD (2016)
Assistant Professor
CSU, Los Angeles

Rong Wang, PhD (2016)
Assistant Professor
University of Kentucky

Andrea Wenzel, PhD (2017)
Assistant Professor
Temple University

Sarah Myers West, PhD (2018)
Postdoctoral Researcher
AI Now Institute
New York University

Yu Xu, PhD (2019)
Assistant Professor
Northwestern University

Bei Yan, PhD (2018)
Project Scientist
UC Santa Barbara

Lin Zhang, PhD (2017)
Assistant Professor
University of New Hampshire