In the Department of Communication, we study the ways that communication techniques and technologies shape who we are, how we govern ourselves, and what kinds of cultures we inhabit.

We’re Hiring!

We’re seeking two new assistant professors. A faculty position in Islam and Gender and another in Technology, Media and Behavior.

New Joint JD/PhD Program in Communication

An ever-growing number of issues in media and law require deep expertise in both areas. For that reason, the Stanford Law School and the Department of Communication have joined together to create a program in which students can earn both a JD fromt the Law School and a Ph.D. in Communication.

Shanto Iyengar and Norman Ornstein on US Politics

Is American politics dysfunctional or does it just look that way? What happens when aggressive hyper-partisanship collides with a political system that can only work co-operatively?  Simon Jackman moderates this Sydney Opera House event.

Charlie Rose interviews Jeremy Bailenson

In this video, Bailenson discusses how VHIL is seeking to better understand the impact that virtual reality has on human behavior and change the way people think about areas such as education, empathy and the environment.

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  • Timothy Garton Ash in conversation with Joshua Cohen & Jennifer Granick Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Reuben Hills Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd floor

    There will be a discussion seminar on Thursday, October 6 with Timothy Garton Ash in conversation with Joshua Cohen (Faculty, Apple University) & Jennifer Granick (Director of Civil Liberties, The Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School).