Annenberg Doctoral Student Graduation 2016

16 May 2016 - 1:30pm
Room 110, Annenberg School for Communication, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia
Invitees Only
Graduation Ceremony

The Annenberg School is pleased to celebrate the graduation of the following 22 students from its Ph.D. program: Omar Al-Ghazzi, Devon Brackbill, Katherine Felsburg Wong, Sun-ha Hong, Rowan Howard-Williams, Michelle Jeong, Jin Woo Kim, Minji Kim, Chloe Kyung Lee, Shane Mannis, Sara Mourad, Danielle Naugle, Rocio Nunez-Shea, Sandra Ristovska, Yoel Roth, Jasmine Salters, Alexandra Sastre, Holli Seitz, Dina Shapiro-Luft, Rui Shi, Laura Silver, and Jingwen Zhang.

Master of Arts degrees, designed to mark the halfway point along a student's progression toward their doctoral degree, will also be given to the following students: Opeyemi Akanbi, Elisa Baek, David Elliot Berman, Taylor-Rae Collins-Headley, Jasmine Erdener, Kecheng Fang, Elisabetta Ferrari, Natalie Herbert, Hye-Yon Lee, Yilang Peng, Rachel N. Stonecipher, John Vilanova, and Allyson Volinsky.

Program of Events


  • Joseph Turow, Ph.D., Robert Lewis Shayon Professor of Communication, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

Opening Remarks

  • Michael X. Delli Carpini, Ph.D., Walter H. Annenberg Dean, Professor of Communication

Master of Arts Recipients

  • Acknowledgement of doctoral students completing the Master of Arts requirements

Remarks by Doctoral Graduates

  • Each graduate will be introduced by his or her dissertation supervisor.
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