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.

  • Charles Beard Program

    Boston teens take summer courses at Emerson

    A group of Boston Public Schools students are taking courses in conflict resolution, creative writing, and theater at Emerson July 6–17 as part of the College’s 10th annual Charles Beard Arts and Communication Exploration Program.

  • Cathryn Cushner Edelstein

    Edelstein publishes article on intercultural learning

    Cathryn Cushner Edelstein, senior scholar-in-residence in Communication Studies, authored an academic article that was published on June 30 in Global Partners in Education Journal about a unique intercultural learning experience she instituted at Emerson. 

  • Vincent Raynauld

    $62k grant studies social media for political action

    Vincent Raynauld, assistant professor in Communication Studies, has been awarded a $62,000 grant by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for a research project titled The #Idlenomore Factor: Characterizing Twitter’s Effect on Canadian Aboriginal Civic Engagement.

  • Romberg

    Memorial service scheduled for Ted Romberg

    Emerson College Professor Emeritus Theodore “Ted” Romberg died on June 25 after a brief illness, according to his family. He was 82 years old.

  • Spencer Kimball

    Kimball on Supreme Court's Obamacare decision

    Spencer Kimball, scholar-in-residence in Communication Studies who is also a political consultant, was interviewed by the Sinclair Broadcasting group on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision this week upholding key portions of the Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare.

  • Greta Spoering

    Violence Prevention advocate reflects on year

    Greta Spoering is excited to have finished her first academic year working at Emerson College, where she is one of two advocates with Emerson’s Violence Prevention and Response, a confidential resource on campus.  

  • Inclusive Excellence Fellowship

    Faculty diversity workshop attendance doubles

    The number of Emerson faculty members who participated in the annual inclusive pedagogy workshop, called the Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellows Program, increased significantly this year.

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