Media, Technology, and Society - Ph.D. in Communication & Information

The study of mediated and mass communication examines a wide range of media uses and effects, including the use of media for mass, interpersonal, organizational, and group communication. This specialization addresses various communication tactics used by individuals, organizations, political actors, and governments to reach and influence the public. Students working in this area will develop expertise in theory and practice related to persuasive communication and the analysis of media processes, uses, and effects.