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 24
  • Journalism Program Open House Oct 24

    Visit us on campus for a day of attending journalism classes, meeting faculty, talking to current students and exploring the Stanford campus. Please RSVP (Mark DeZutti at with your preferred date so we can arrange your visit.

  • Sensing and Tracking for 3D Narratives, MediaX Event Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Shriram RM 104 (Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering Building)

    Sensing and Tracking for 3D Narratives: Put ME in the Story! 1pm-5pm

Nov 1