Communication Studies Faculty
B.A. University of Hartford
M.A. University of Hartford
M.S. Suffolk University
J.D. Massachusetts School of Law
Spencer Kimball teaches the Political Communication and Communication Studies Capstone courses for graduating seniors and is the advisor for the Emerson Pre-Law Society and the Emerson College Polling Society. He is a Member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR), American Association of Political Consultants, (AAPC) and is certitfied in Human Subject research by the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI).
He is a national pundit quoted in a variety of publications including the Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Huffington Post, Washington Post, Fox News, the National Journal, and National Public Radio (NPR).
Kimball also teaches Public Communication at the graduate level and the course Policy, Advocacy and Public Opinion at the undergraduate level. He has been published in the American Behavioral Scientist (ABS) and the International Association of Business Discplines (IABD).
For the last 12 years, he has specialized in Strategic Communication crafting campaign messages for candidates and issues throughout the country. His use of automated polling has revolutionized political campaign communication message strategies.
Kimball is also a small business owner, serving as the founder and CEO of Kimball Political Consulting, LLC. KPC provides survey research, message strategy and organization to political campaigns around the country. Their client list includes Presidential candidates, U.S. Senators, U.S. Congressmen, Governors and State Senators/ Representatives from over 40 states since 2002.
Office: Walker 824
Current CoursesArgument and Advocacy (CC263)
Politics, Advocacy, and Public Opinion (CC303)
Campaign Management (CC310)
Top: Sports as Soft Power (CC472)
Professional Sports Communication and Management (CC472)
Top: California Public Opinion and Politics (CC472)
Top: Global Com Project (CC472)
Top: Rosarito Public Diplomacy Workshop (CC472)
Top: Sports Celebrity PR & Crisis Communication Management (CC472)
Top: Strategic Communication Workshop in Public Relations, Public Affairs (CC472)
Capstone in Leadership, Politics, and Social Advocacy (CC475)
Capstone in Communication Studies (CC476)
Public Opinion Research and Practice (CC645)
Top: California Public Opinion and Politics (CC696)
Top: Rosarito Public Diplomacy Workshop (CC696)
Top: Sports Celebrity PR & Crisis Communication Management (CC696)
Communication studies dept. news
Find out how Communication Studies students, faculty, and alumni are exploring and reshaping the way the world communicates.
The Department of Communication Studies at Emerson College will be host a variety of special events dedicated to the Dia De Los Muertos Mexican holiday.
Events will feature three Mexican artists, David Silvah, Nuria Bak and Claudia Rodriguez, who will honor student Jocelyn Straus and actor Robin Williams.