PhD Admissions Process Information

2022-2023 Timeline

Thursday, 12/1

Deadline for applicants to submit their portion of the application

Friday, 12/2 - Wednesday, 12/14

Joanna reviews applications for completeness and tags faculty mentioned in applications

Thursday, 12/15

Deadline for recommenders to upload their letters to the application

Thursday, 12/15 -  Tuesday, 1/3

Admissions committee reviews and assigns applications to be reviewed by field faculty

Wednesday, 1/4 - Monday, 1/16

Field faculty reviews applications and logs evaluations in CollegeNet

Monday, 1/16

Field faculty reviews are complete

Tuesday, 1/17 - Thursday, 1/19

Admissions committee prepares applications for admissions meeting

Friday, 1/20

Field faculty meeting to discuss applications; 1:15pm - 3:15pm

Monday, 1/23 - Thursday, 1/26

Zoom and telephone interviews to be completed. Please enter interview comments in Round 2.

Friday, 1/27

Field faculty meeting to pick cohort; 1:15pm- 3:15pm

Tuesday, 1/31

Offer letters will go out to accepted applicants

Admissions Committee

Connie Yuan
Y. Connie Yuan


Department of Communication


Department of Global Development

Y. Connie Yuan
Organizational communication
Intercultural communication
Knowledge management
Head shot of Poppy McLeod
Poppy McLeod


Department of Communication

Poppy McLeod
Communication Theories
Computer-Mediated Group Work
Group Communication
Monica Cornejo
Monica Cornejo

Assistant Professor

Department of Communication

Monica Cornejo
  • cornejo [at]