Communication Studies Faculty
Cathryn Cushner Edelstein
Senior Scholar-in-Residence (2005)
B.S. Boston University
M.A. New York University
Cathryn teaches Intercultural Communication, Speech Fundamentals, and professional communication courses for international graduate students.
In addition to teaching, Cathryn is the faculty advisor for Emerson Talks. This program prepares students to lead discussions with peers about diversity and inclusion while earning one non-tuition credit through the Communication Studies Department. She trains the co-facilitators and oversees the sessions that run throughout the year.
Cathryn is the author of, Excuse Me, Can You Repeat That? How to Communicate in the U.S. as an International Student - A Reference Guide published by Five Star Publications (AZ). It is available at the Emerson College Bookstore and online worldwide through many international booksellers.
Office: Walker 813
Current CoursesIntercultural Communication (CC203)
Topics in Leadership, Politics (CC471)
Topics in Leadership, Politics, and Social Advocacy: Nonprofit Management (CC471)
Topics in Leadership, Politics, and Social Advocacy: Presidential Campaigns (CC471)
ELL Seminar in Pronunciation, Basic Public Speaking and American Culture (CC610)
ELL Seminar in Leadership and Business English (CC613)