[Air-L] Fully Funded MA and PHD positions in Communication at University of Illinois at Chicago

Yuan, Jingyan Elaine eyuan at uic.edu
Fri Nov 10 10:13:33 PST 2023

The Department of Communication at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is currently accepting Fall 2024 applicants for M.A. and Ph.D. programs. The deadline is January 15, 2024.

Recently ranked in the top 50 worldwide, the Department of Communication at UIC focuses on new media and technology, with an emphasis on a diverse range of cutting-edge interdisciplinary areas of study:

  *   mass media + journalism studies
  *   social media + social networks
  *   mobile media
  *   gaming + game studies
  *   political communication
  *   platform studies
  *   digital economy + industries
  *   privacy, sociality, + public policy
  *   critical cultural studies + race and gender studies
  *   critical data literacies
  *   science and technology studies
  *   interpersonal relations
  *   global communication and culture
  *   public health + wellness
  *   human machine communication
  *   social computational sciences

Located in the heart of Chicago, we collaborate with the UIC Electronic Visualization Laboratory, the pre-eminent virtual reality and high-speed networking research site. The Department is the birthplace and current home of New Media & Society and Social Media + Society, two leading journals in the field.

A signature feature of Department programs is their flexibility. Students pursue individual aims with advice from an adviser, designing a course of study to reach their own educational goals. Because the Department strongly encourages interdisciplinary work, students may study with scholars in communication and allied disciplines. Interdepartmental concentrations are available in Electronic Security and Privacy<http://securityigert.uic.edu/>, ck Studies<https://blst.uic.edu/academics/courses-2/graduate-studies-2/>, Gender and Women’s Studies<https://gws.uic.edu>, and in Latin American and Latino Studies<https://lals.uic.edu>.

Our graduate programs offer competitive funding for all admitted graduate students. For more information about funding visit: https://hr.uic.edu/hr-staff-managers/compensation/minima-for-graduate-appointments/

For more information about how to apply visit: https://comm.uic.edu/academics/graduate-studies/prospective-students/application-requirement-and-process/

For inquiry please contact:

Director of Graduate Studies: Jingyan Elaine Yuan (eyuan at uic.edu<mailto:eyuan at uic.edu>)

Department Head: Zizi Papacharissi (zizi at uic.edu<mailto:zizi at uic.edu>)

Program Coordinator: Princy Daniel (pdanie7 at uic.edu)

Jingyan Elaine Yuan
Associate Professor &
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Communication
University of Illinois at Chicago
The Web of Meaning: the Internet in a changing Chinese society (Toronto UP). 2022 NCA APAC Outstanding Book Award

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