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)
Intercultural Communication in Aix-en-Provence (CC203)
ELL Seminar in Pronunciation, Basic Public Speaking and American Culture (CC610)
Group Dynamics for International Professionals (CC611)
Sem: Prof Oral Communication (CC695)
Top: Global Com Project (CC695)
Top: Strategic Communication Workshop in Public Relations, Public Affairs (CC695)
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.