Ph.D. Program

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2013 Weimer Hall
Phone: (352) 392-6557
PO Box 118400
Gainesville, FL 32611-8400

For questions about the application and admissions process, please contact:

Daressa Howard Hope
Admissions and Enrollment Coordinator
gradapps@jou.ufl.edu

For questions about specific programs, please contact one of our program coordinators.

Program Coordinators

Professional Master’s
Elizabeth (Lissy) Calienes
Director of Professional Master’s Program
calienes@ufl.edu

Research & Theory – Customizable (thesis track)
Kim Walsh-Childers, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Journalism
kwchilders@jou.ufl.edu

Public Relations (thesis track)
Myiah Hutchens, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Public Relations
myiahhutchens@ufl.edu

Science and Health (thesis track)
Debbie Treise, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Advertising
dtreise@jou.ufl.edu

MAMC/Juris Doctor Joint Degree (thesis track)
Clay Calvert, J.D., Ph.D.
Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication, Department of Journalism
ccalvert@jou.ufl.edu

For general questions about the graduate program:

Tom Kelleher
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research
tkell@jou.ufl.edu