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Recent Ph.D. Placements

See where our recent graduates have found placements after earning their Ph.D. in Communication from Cornell University. The Graduate School also has survey data on doctoral career outcomes.

  • Nanyi Bi, Ph.D. (2019)
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    IoX Center
    National Taiwan University
  • Christofer Skurka, Ph.D. (2019)
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Film/Video and Media Studies
    Penn State University
  • Samuel Hardman Taylor, Ph.D. (2019)
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Communication
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Deena Kemp, Ph.D. (2018)
    Assistant Professor
    Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations
    University of Texas at Austin
  • Wang Liao, Ph.D. (2018)
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Communication
    University of California, Davis
  • Hang Lu, Ph.D. (2018)
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Communication and Media 
    University of Michigan
  • Sandy Payette, Ph.D. (2018)
    Interim Associate University Librarian
    Cornell University
  • Hwanseok Song, Ph.D. (2018)
    Assistant Professor
    Brian Lamb School of Communication
    Purdue University
  • Stephanie Steinhardt, Ph.D. (2018)
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Media and Information
    Michigan State University
  • Elizabeth Newbury, Ph.D. (2017)
    Director and Program Associate for the Serious Games Initiative
    Wilson Center
  • Carrie Young, Ph.D. (2017)
    Internal Programs Manager
    Atkinson Center
    Cornell University
  • Yoon Hyung Choi, Ph.D. (2017)
    Postdoctoral Research Associate
    Social Media Lab
    Cornell University
  • Ge Gao, Ph.D. (2017)
    Assistant Professor
    College of Information Studies
    University of Maryland
  • Leah Scolere, Ph.D. (2017)
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Design and Merchandising
    Colorado State University
  • Leslie Setlock, Ph.D. (2017)
    Analyst
    Allegheny County Department of Human Services
  • Vivien Shuo Zhou, Ph.D. (2017)
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health
    Colorado School of Public Health
  • Pamara Chang, Ph.D. (2016)
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Communication
    University of Cincinnati
  • Mary Beth Deline, Ph.D. (2016)
    Assistant Professor
    School of Communication
    Illinois State University
  • Jing Guo, Ph.D. (2016)
    Consumer Care BD&L Director
    Bayer HealthCare
  • Caroline Jack, Ph.D. (2016)
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Communication
    University of California, San Diego
  • Tae Kyoung Lee, Ph.D. (2016)
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Communication
    The University of Utah
  • Jin Liu, Ph.D. (2016)
    Design Researcher
    Microsoft
  • Angel Yi-Ching Liu, Ph.D. (2016)
    Assistant Professor
    College of Management
    National Taiwan University
  • Meghnaa Tallapragada, Ph.D. (2016)
    Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication
    College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences
    Clemson University
  • Jill Axline, Ph.D. (2015)
    Senior Content Strategy Manger, Product Marketing
    Morningstar
  • Gina Eosco, Ph.D. (2015)
    Social Scientist
    Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs
  • Sherri Jean Katz, Ph.D. (2015)
    Assistant Professor
    Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication
    University of Minnesota
  • Christopher Langone, Ph.D. (2015)
    Managing Partner
    Langone, Batson, and Lavery
  • Rebecca Robbins, Ph.D. (2015)
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    Center for Healthful Behavior Change
    New York University
  • Sungjong Roh, Ph.D. (2015)
    Assistant Professor
    Lee Kong Chian School of Business
    Singapore Management University
  • Joseph Steinhardt, Ph.D. (2015)
    Department of Advertising and Public Relations
    Michigan State University
  • Tina Chien-Wen Yuan, Ph.D. (2015)
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Advertising and Public Relations
    Fu Jen Catholic University