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.

  • Newman

    Net neutrality tackled in Emerson talk

    Journalist-turned-activist Craig Aaron of Free Press joined Emerson students via Skype on March 3 to talk about the recent Federal Communications Commission vote in favor of net neutrality.

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    Emerson mourns Linda Moore

    A gathering to celebrate the life of Linda Moore, Emerson’s former vice president for academic affairs, will be held Wednesday, March 4, 4:00–6:00 pm, in the Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre in the Paramount Center, and will be open to all.

  • Leonard

    U.S. diplomat Leonard visits Comm Studies

    U.S. Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard discussed the ins and outs of being a diplomat with public diplomacy students on February 23 during a visit to a class taught by Communication Studies faculty member Geoffrey Parish.

  • Cooke-Jackson

    eLEEP gets National Comm. Association grant

    Assistant Professor Angela Cooke-Jackson of Communication Studies recently received the Advancing the Discipline Grant from the National Communication Association to aid in her eLEEP program that promotes health literacy, media awareness, and empowerment for high-risk urban youth.

  • Kwan

    Kwan '13 steers mayor speeches in snow

    With another potential blizzard predicted for Boston this weekend, Nancy Kwan '13 continues to get some intense but rewarding work experience as the city weathers several major snowstorms: She is one of two speechwriters for Mayor Marty Walsh.

  • Pelton, Georges

    Pelton hosts Boston poet laureate at home

    Emerson President Lee Pelton held a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception at his Beacon Hill home for newly named Boston poet laureate Danielle Legros Georges ’86.

  • Blackwell

    CW executive gets Emerson degree, oversees hit show

    Traci Blackwell is a CW television network executive relishing in a Golden Globe win for a show she oversees, Jane the Virgin, just months after receiving her Emerson College master's degree.

  • ECPS

    Patriots, Olympics polls get media attention

    Two recent Emerson College Polling Society polls, on the Patriots "Deflategate" scandal and the 2024 Olympics, received wide media attention.