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.
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.
Richard West, Professor and Department Chair, recently had an article published in Making Connections: Readings in Relational Communication
Multiple faculty members in the Department of Communication Studies are currently serving as editors or editorial board members for many well-respected journals.
The 2010 Walter Littlefield Distinguished Speaker in Rhetoric and Communication Award was presented to Giovanna Negretti '95, executive director of ¿Oíste?.
Dr. Angela N. Hosek and her colleague Dr. Rebecca DiVerniero received the Top Paper Award (out of 155 papers submitted) for their project titled, "Twitter as a Classroom Tool: Exploring the Use, Benefits, and Downfalls from the Perspectives of Instructors and Students," from the Human Communication and Technology Division. Dr. Hosek was also on the Top Panel for the Basic Course Division. Both took place at the National Communication Association Annual Meeting in November.