Cathryn Cushner Edelstein



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.