Communication Studies

Department of Communication Studies News

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

  • Global Communication

    Expert in global communication advises Emersonians

    Joachim Kuss, director of communications for Zeiss Vision Care, is visiting Emerson for a week and will be an invited lecturer in several graduate and undergraduate classes in Communication Studies and Marketing.

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    Boston teens create websites at Emerson

    Communication Studies students this week celebrated a semester-long project at the Bird Street Community Center in Boston in which they helped teens and pre-teens develop personal websites as a way to promote youth empowerment and expression.

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    Historical performer Anderson awarded

    John D. Anderson, the associate professor in Communication Studies known nationally for his one-person performances of prominent historical figures, has been named winner of the Distinguished Service Award  from the National Communication Association (NCA). 

  • Rich West

    West’s take on hosting Thanksgiving in Boston Globe

    Communication Studies Professor Rich West talked to the Boston Globe about Thanksgiving dinner and the familial dynamics behind moving the venue of the celebration.

  • WEst

    West receiving Brommel Award

    Professor Richard West of Communication Studies is receiving the 2014 Bernard J. Brommel Award for Outstanding Scholarship or Distinguished Service in Family Communication from the National Communication Association. 

  • Blumenthal

    Pollster hashes out midterm election results

    Mark Blumenthal, senior pollster for the Huffington Post, provided in-depth analysis of the recent national midterm elections November 12 in a well-attended discussion event at the Semel Theater.

  • Cushner Edelstein

    Students take lessons with peers in Fiji, Romania

    Cathryn Cushner Edelstein, faculty member in Communication Studies, launched a real–time classroom learning experience via social media and email between Emerson students and their peers in Romania and Fiji. She will discuss what transpired this Friday, November 14.

  • Spencer Kimball

    Kimball quoted in the International Business Times

    Scholar-in-Residence, Spencer Kimball, was quoted for his input regarding the 2014 election results.

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