Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
School of Communication
(213) 740-0900 (academic inquiries)
(213) 740-3951 (administrative)
(213) 821-0770 (admission inquiries)
FAX: (213) 740-3913
Director: Larry Gross, Ph.D.
Associate Director: Imre S. Meszaros, Ed.D.
Walter H. Annenberg Chair in Communication: Ernest J. Wilson III, Ph.D.
University Professor and Annenberg Family Chair in Communication Leadership: Geoffrey Cowan, LL.B.
Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society: Manuel Castells, Ph.D.
Norman Lear Chair in Entertainment, Media and Society: Martin H. Kaplan, Ph.D.
Provost Professor of Communication, Journalism and Cinematic Arts: Henry Jenkins, Ph.D.
Professors: Jonathan D. Aronson, Ph.D.; Sandra Ball-Rokeach, Ph.D.; Anne Balsamo, Ph.D.; Sarah Banet-Weiser, Ph.D.*; Manuel Castells, Ph.D.; Peter Clarke, Ph.D.; Michael J. Cody, Ph.D.; Geoffrey Cowan, LL.B.*; Nicholas Cull, Ph.D. (Chair, Public Diplomacy Master’s Program); Janet Fulk, Ph.D.; G. Thomas Goodnight, Ph.D. (Chair, Doctoral Program); Larry Gross, Ph.D.; Thomas A. Hollihan, Ph.D.; Andrea Hollingshead, Ph.D.; Henry Jenkins, Ph.D.; Doe Mayer, M.A. (Cinematic Arts); Margaret McLaughlin, Ph.D.; Lynn C. Miller, Ph.D.; Peter R. Monge, Ph.D.*; Ernest J. Wilson III, Ph.D.
Associate Professors: Francois Bar, Ph.D.; Joshua Kun, Ph.D.; Randall Lake, Ph.D.; Sheila T. Murphy, Ph.D.; Stephen O’Leary, Ph.D.; Kwan Min Lee, Ph.D.; Patricia Riley, Ph.D. (Director, Global Communication Master’s Program); Kenneth K. Sereno, Ph.D.*; Stacy Smith, Ph.D.; Douglas Thomas, Ph.D.; Dmitri Williams, Ph.D.
Assistant Professors: Michael Ananny, Ph.D.; Taj Frazier, Ph.D.; Yu Hong, Ph.D.; Lian Jian, Ph.D.; Kjerstin Thorson, Ph.D. (Journalism)
Clinical Professors: Daniel Durbin, Ph.D.; Colleen M. Keough, Ph.D.; Robert Scheer; Jonathan Taplin; Rebecca Weintraub, Ph.D. (Director, Communication Management Master’s Program)
Clinical Associate Professors: Ben Lee, Ph.D.; Susan Resnick West, Ph.D.; Christopher Smith, Ph.D.; Gordon Stables, Ph.D. (Director, Trojan Debate Squad); Alison Trope, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professors: Daniela Baroffio, Ph.D.; Mathew Curtis, Ph.D.; Brad Shipley, Ph.D.; Paolo Sigismondi, Ph.D.; Kimberlie Stephens, Ph.D.
Lecturer: Dorine Lawrence-Hughes, J.D.
Research Professor: Jeffrey Cole, Ph.D. (Director, Center for the Digital Future)
Adjunct Faculty: Vincent Brook, Ph.D.; Anne Framroze; Michael Overing, J.D.; Paula Patnoe-Woodley, M.A.; Jillian Pierson, Ph.D.; Kelton Rhoads, Ph.D.; Clinton Schaff; Justin Cody Simms
Emeritus Professor: Walter R. Fisher, Ph.D.
The School of Communication offers programs of study leading to a B.A. in Communication; minors in Sports Media Studies, Communication and the Entertainment Industry, Interactive Media and the Culture of New Technologies, Global Communication, Health Communication, Professional and Managerial Communication, Communication Law and Media Policy, Cultural Studies and Interdisciplinary Law and Society; a progressive degree in Master of Communication Management; an M.A. and Ph.D. in Communication; an M.A. in Global Communication (in conjunction with the London School of Economics); a Master of Communication Management and a Master of Public Diplomacy. The Master of Public Diplomacy combines the resources of the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences’ School of International Relations. The Communication Management Program has established dual degree programs with the USC Gould School of Law and Hebrew Union College.