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.

Oct 27
  • Government Hacking: Rule 41 Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Room 290 - Stanford Law School

    Presented by the Stanford Center for Internet and Society and Mozilla, this event will convene experts from the fields of law enforcement, criminal defense, privacy and surveillance law, and computer science to explore and debate the complex issues raised by the proposed changes to Rule 41.
    RSVP IS REQUIRED for this free event | More Info »

Nov 1
Nov 8
  • Catherine Herdlick, MediaX Interactive Games & Media Seminar Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Shriram RM 104 (Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering Building)

    Catherine Herdlick, MFA.: Come Out & Play Festival SF: Creating Human Connection Through Play. Creative Producer & Entrepreneur at the California College of Arts