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.

  • Faculty Member Gets Top Paper Selection for NCA

    Angela M. Hosek and her research colleagues have had their paper selected as Top Paper for the Instructional Development Division of NCA.

  • Snowden: hero or traitor?

    Is Edward Snowden a hero? Eighty percent of audience members at an October 8 Emerson discussion voted yes, but intelligence experts on the panel offered mixed opinions.

  • Emerson students travel to Iceland

    Five Emerson students recently traveled to Iceland with the Communication, Politics, and Law Association (CPLA), in partnership with Communication Studies Associate Professor Gregory Payne’s Iceland Global Project.

  • Ask for Evidence spawns critical thinking

    A new research endeavor supported by a donor-funded Consumer Awareness Project grant is helping Emerson students put on their critical thinking caps. The Ask for Evidence Campaign promotes consumer awareness and truth in advertising. 

  • Anchorman 2 exclusively viewed by students

    Emerson students stood in long lines to exclusively screen Anchorman 2 during Will Ferrell's visit to campus December 4 as main character Ron Burgundy.

  • Kimball weighs in on Representative Winslow's political sign

    Communication Studies Scholar-in-Residence Spencer Kimball was interviewed for a Boston Globe article about State Representative Dan Winslow’s innovative new campaign sign. 

  • Recent grad works for Obama campaign

    Recent graduate Grant Denton explains what it was like working for the Obama campaign.

  • Philosophy Professor Publishes Article

    Affiliated Faculty member, Monica Link, recently learned that her article, "A Time to Lie," will be published in the journal Think (Cambridge University Press).