About the Department

Situated in the heart of Atlanta, one of the world’s most vibrant media centers, the Department of Communication at Georgia State University offers quality educational programs of study (B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.) in journalism & mass communication, public relations, speech communication & rhetoric, and TV/news media (with rich opportunities for training in media production)… Learn More



Research Impact

Teaching advocacy skills to K-12 students. Improving journalism education worldwide. Tracing political rhetoric and social change. Diagnosing media stereotyping. Mapping production industries and new media reach. Exploring race and visual culture.


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Get Involved

Join a student organization – debate, public relations, journalism history. Connect to our news media production. Join the Honors Program. Attend a workshop or a research talk.


  • Professor Mia Bloom interviews with CNN on ISIS Tactics GSU Comm professor, Dr. Mia Bloom, interviews with CNN and shows how women are used by terrorists to recruit, reward, and retain make foreign fighters. Click here to see the article.
  • Professor Maria Repnikova Publishes New Book Congratulations to Dr. Maria Repnikova for publishing a new book with Cambridge Press entitled “Media Politics in China: Improvising Power under Authoritarianism”. Dr. Repnikova is a scholar of global communication, with a comparative focus on China and Russia. Her research examines the processes of political resistance and persuasion in illiberal political contexts, drawing on… more »