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.

  • Anthony Monzon '16

    Alumni share insight into covering campaigns

    As the 2016 election approaches, budding journalism and political communication students attended a discussion of life on the campaign trail and the challenges of effectively reporting on presidential candidates in the Bill Bordy Theater on September 18.

  • Students watch debate

    Former Obama strategist, students view debate

    CNN’s Republican Presidential Debate on September 16 brought students, faculty, and former Obama Administration strategist Fred Baldassaro ’96 to the Little Building Dining Hall to view and discuss the three-hour event as it was broadcast live.

  • 9/11 vigil

    Alumni, students remember 9/11

    More than 100 people from Emerson and the Boston community gathered at the Gazebo of the Boston Common on Friday evening, September 11, to remember the lives of those lost on September 11, 2011, in an annual vigil hosted by Sonia Tita Puopolo ’96, MA ’97; Communication Studies Chair Gregory Payne; Emerson’s Communication, Politics, and Law Association (CPLA); and Sandra and John Talanian.

  • Maria Toru

    Toru, MA '16, reflects on Rosarito, Mexico experience

    Maria Toru, MA ’16, has an enthusiastic look on the new academic year. Fresh off her summer studying in Emerson’s Rosarito Public Diplomacy Workshop, which brings students to Emerson College Los Angeles and Rosarito, Mexico, the graduate student called it “an amazing, amazing cultural exchange and experience.”

  • Tom Brady

    Brady, Trump focus of Emerson poll

    A poll released September 9 by the Emerson College Polling Society shows that Americans are split on the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady amid the “Deflategate” scandal in a survey that asked respondents about sports and politics.

  • Vincent Raynauld

    Raynauld on CBC Radio on family history in elections

    Vincent Raynauld, assistant professor in Communication Studies, participated in an August 19 discussion on CBC Radio in Canada about the history of politicians mentioning their family histories in their campaigns.

  • StartUp Institute Program Team

    Emerson to Host Startup Institute’s Talent Expo

    On Thursday, August 13, more than 40 individuals who recently completed Startup Institute’s eight-week course geared toward entrepreneurial-minded professionals, will have 60 seconds each to “pitch” themselves to an audience of Boston-area founders, company leadership, and hiring managers. Presentations will take place from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Paramount Center, including time for networking after the pitches.