Communication Studies Faculty

Owen Eagan

Executive-in-Residence (2011)

B.A. Clark University
M.A. Emerson College
M.B.A. Pepperdine University

Owen Eagan

Owen Eagan specializes in measuring and assessing strategic communications in business and political environments. This includes utilizing traditional and evolving theoretical and analytical approaches to gauge the efficacy of various forms of communication from interpersonal to mass media communication.

In addition to serving as an adjunct faculty member at Emerson College, Owen is a senior consultant for The Saint Consulting Group. Saint Consulting is an international management consulting firm that specializes in land use politics and advises mostly Fortune 500 companies on entitling controversial real estate development projects. He previously served as the transportation sector manager and as the division manager for Southern California and Hawaii. Owen joined Saint Consulting in 2003, and has managed more than 50 projects for the company. Among the projects he managed for the company was the successful ballot initiative for the $5 billion rail transit project in Honolulu.

Prior to joining Saint Consulting, he was a public relations and political consultant providing strategic counsel to international, national and local clients. His political experience ranges from presidential to municipal campaigns, and he has served as a commentator for major media outlets and publications. He has media trained numerous clients for appearances running the gamut from MSNBC to local radio. Owen also served as a trainer for the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs. He and his family live in the Greater Boston area.


Office: Walker 8th Fl.

Phone: 3471


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.