With the deadline approaching, I am desperately trying to make my mind between doing my PhD at USC or Pitt. Could anyone give any recommendations???
In terms of tracks, I guess it would be IR at USC and Comparative at Pitt. My actual research interest is quite interdisciplinary, so I could technically go both ways. I am mostly interested in the questions of political psychology, cultural diplomacy, soft power, and public opinion.
Anyone familiar with these two programs? I heard that USC is on the rise, but it's unclear how quickly it will be rising. As for Pitt, it se