Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. For College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

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    Antibiotic Overuse Unlikely to Change

    A link between early exposure to unnecessary antibiotics and the development of childhood asthma is unlikely to change Americans’ use of the drugs, say experts associated with Emerson’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

  • Dean Andersen

    Andersen Receives NCA Award

    Andersen accepted the award at the NCA’s 96th convention, “Building Bridges,” in San Francisco November 14–17.

  • Edgar Talks to ABC News

    On November 10 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration unveiled 36 new cigarette pack labels with gory images (aka “fear messages”) on them.

  • Ruth Grossman

    Grossman Studies Facial Expression to Aid People with Autism

    In her research, Communication Sciences and Disorders Assistant Professor Ruth Grossman wants to address some of the communication problems children with autism face as they interact with others at home and school.

  • M. Lee Pelton

    M. Lee Pelton named 12th President of Emerson College

    M. Lee Pelton, president of Willamette University and a former dean at Colgate University and Dartmouth College, will assume office July 1, 2011.

  • Texting while driving

    Emerson Class Seeks To Prevent Teenagers From Texting While Driving

    Emerson Health Communication Associate Professor Tim Edgar’s social marketing course was spotlighted in the August 15 Boston Globe article and related video: “Need texting therapy?”

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    New Faculty Members Bring a Wealth of Experience to Emerson

    What do a Guggenheim fellow, a Kant philosopher, a former staff writer for the New York Times, the screenwriter for Gangs of New York, and a Frederick Douglass Doctoral Scholar have in common? They are all joining the Emerson faculty this fall.

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    Members of CSD Department Honored

    A faculty member and a graduate student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders were honored by the Decibels Foundation.