Graduate Students

Yilang Peng is a doctoral candidate at the Annenberg School for Communication. His scholarship is at the intersection of emerging media, visual communication, science communication, and computational...
Pawel Popiel is interested in examining the way media are shaped through the interactions between media industries, state and nongovernmental institutions, and media users. This includes...
Revati Prasad studies global media and technology, focusing on issues of information access, including infrastructure, policy (and the politics thereof), and the journalism industry. 
John Remensperger is interested in the relationship between communication technologies and political institutions, including political parties, interest groups, and advocacy organizations. He...
Mohammed A. Salih is a doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication. He is primarily interested in extremist movements in the Middle East, and also the intersection of media, politics,...
Doctoral student Kristen Shumaker at Annenberg School for Communication ASC UPenn
Shumaker is interested in using neuroimaging methods, including fMRI and fNIRS, to examine the neural mechanisms of message propagation, social influence and narrative persuasion in health messaging...
Leeann Siegel is a doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication. She is interested in health communication, with a particular interest in how communication environments and...
Stonecipher's dissertation project tracks the history of lesbian politics in academic discourse, 1980-present, tracing the discursive formations around "butch" and "femme" identities alongside the...
Jazmyne Sutton is interested in health communication, specifically the aspects of mediated messages that make them most effective. Her focus is on the way that individuals receive health information...
Jeanna Sybert is interested in the ways visual artifacts and trends in the media can rhetorically impact publics in the contemporary political moment. Primarily, she is concerned with the changing...

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