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Mass Communications

College of Arts and Sciences

Professor Walter Gantz and Associate Professor Trevor Brown

Graduate Faculty

John Ahlhauser (Emeritus, Journalism), James Brown (Journalism), Richard Burke (Emeritus, Telecommunications), I. Wilmer Counts (Emeritus, Journalism), Dan Drew (Journalism), Jack Dvorak* (Journalism), Susan Eastman (Telecommunications), Walter Gantz (Telecommunications), Ralph Holsinger (Emeritus, Journalism), Peter Jacobi (Emeritus, Journalism), Annie Lang (Telecommunications), David Nord (Journalism), Christine Ogan (Journalism), David H. Weaver (Journalism), G. Cleveland Wilhoit (Journalism), Richard Yoakam (Emeritus, Journalism, Telecommunications)

Associate Professors
Donald Agostino (Telecommunications), David Boeyink* (Journalism), Trevor Brown (Journalism), Bonnie Brownlee* (Journalism), Jon Dilts* (Journalism), Owen V. Johnson (Journalism), Michael McGregor (Telecommunications), Carol Polsgrove (Journalism), Harmeet Sawhney (Telecommunications), S. Holly Stocking (Journalism), Herbert Terry (Telecommunications), David Waterman (Telecommunications)

Assistant Professors
Randall Beam* (Journalism), Erik Bucy* (Telecommunications), Maria Grabe* (Journalism), Andrew Rojecki* (Journalism)

Graduate Advisors
Associate Professor Linda Lawson, Ernie Pyle Hall 200, (812) 855-1699 (Journalism); Professor Annie Lang, R-TV Center, (812) 855-2017 (Telecommunications)

Degree Offered
Doctor of Philosophy

The Mass Communications Program is the doctoral program for the School of Journalism and the Department of Telecommunications. The program in mass communications prepares students (1) for teaching and research in mass communications, (2) for careers that demand advanced scholarship within professional media organizations, and (3) for careers in government that relate to mass media.

Special Program Requirements

(See also general University Graduate School requirements.)

Doctor of Philosophy Degree

See “Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Mass Communications” in the School of Journalism and the Department of Telecommunications entries for admission and degree requirements, course descriptions, and recommended courses in other departments.


G741 Ph.D. Research in Mass Communications (cr. arr.)*
G790 Readings and Research in Mass Communications (1-3 cr.)*

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