Research and Teaching Strengths
- Civic and political communication
- International & inter-cultural communication
- Information technologies
- Health, environmental and science communication
- History of communication
- Law and ethics of media
- Social networking and digital media
- Journalism studies
- Processes and effects of mediated communication
Explore our Graduate Programs
MASS COMMUNICATIONS Ph.D.
The Ph.D. degree in Mass Communications provides future academics and professionals with rigorous training in theory and research with highly individualized programs that students develop in consultation with their advisors.
The Research M.A. focuses on developing tools in mass communication research and typically leads to enrollment in a doctoral program.
The professional M.A. typically leads to careers in news and information production.
Grad Program News
Professor Young Mie Kim Publishes Research on Groups and Targets of Divisive Issue Campaigns on Facebook
The UW-Madison research, “The Stealth Media? Groups and Targets Behind Divisive Issue Campaigns on Facebook,” conducted by Professor Young Mie …
2018 Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment Grant Awarded to SJMC's Ornella Hills, Robyn Baragwanath, Dhavan Shah
Two graduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Ornella Hills and Robyn Baragwanath, and professor Dhavan Shah …