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.

  • Edgar weighs in on obesity video

    Graduate Program Director for Health Communication Timothy Edgar applauds the video creators’ objective, but is skeptical it will change behaviors.

  • Public speaking is topic of Emersonian's new film

    Brian Weidling will come to campus Monday, October 22, to screen Speak at 7:00 pm in the Bright Family Screening Room.

  • Spencer Kimball

    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. 

  • Aaron Snipe

    Foreign Service official gives insight into career

    Aaron Snipe ’94 returned to his alma mater October 10 to speak with communication students. 

  • Dr. Gregory Payne

    Payne says new ads could help Warren

    Associate Professor of Communication Studies Dr. Gregory Payne was interviewed by WCVB-TV on October 8 about Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren’s new political ads.

  • Kat Grosso

    How to get a job in politics

    About once a year, Kathryn Grosso ’05 comes back to campus for a whirlwind tour: she visits her former teacher, Associate Professor Gregory Payne, and then gives informal talks to aspiring, young politicos. 

  • Cathryn Cushner Edelstein

    Edelstein gives talk on teaching public speaking

    Communication Studies Scholar-in-Residence Cathryn Cushner Edelstein addressed an audience of linguists, researchers, and teachers who specialize in teaching and studying pronunciation at the PSLLT Conference.

  • The Emmys

    Emersonians and Emmys

    Emerson College once again will send a team of students to Los Angeles to cover the primetime Emmy Awards, which is taking place Sunday, September 23.