What is net neutrality? Why does it matter to Americans? And what does it mean that net neutrality has been repealed? Check out this short explainer from Annenberg School for Communication Doctoral Candidate David Elliot Berman, co-author with Professor Victor Pickard of the book After Net Neutrality: A New Deal for the Digital Age (Yale University Press).
Graduate Student Videos
Born out of an interest in how journalists are protected worldwide, Doctoral Candidate Jennifer R. Henrichsen is now exploring the way that journalists adopt information security technologies, and the reasons that they can be reluctant to employ them.
Doctoral Student María Celeste Wagner talks about her path from Buenos Aires, Argentina to the Annenberg School for Communication in Philadelphia. She also describes her research into the ways people respond to arguments against sexual harassment based on the gender of the author.
Doctoral Student Prateekshit Pandey studies the neuroscience of humor and how it affects the way our brain processes persuasive messages. A member of the Communication Neuroscience Lab run by his advisor, Professor Emily Falk, Pandey also talks about his background in computer science and how he chose the Annenberg School.
For more than a decade, a consortium of Communication doctoral programs has sponsored a select group of Ph.D. students to spend a summer in Washington, D.C. These COMPASS Summer Fellows have a front row seat to learn about U.S. federal policymaking as they make their own contributions to the policy process through their research and writing. In this video, hear from students who have gone through the program, as well as the faculty who direct it.
The program is organized by the Media, Inequality, & Change Center at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.