Communication Studies

Department of Communication Studies News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news for the Department of Communication Studies. For College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • Global Communication

    Expert in global communication advises Emersonians

    Joachim Kuss, director of communications for Zeiss Vision Care, is visiting Emerson for a week and will be an invited lecturer in several graduate and undergraduate classes in Communication Studies and Marketing.

  • Vincent Raynauld

    Raynauld Talks Final Presidential Debate on CBC Radio

    Vincent Raynauld, assistant professor of Communication Studies, was on CBC Radio stations in markets across Canada, including Toronto, Windsor, Charlottetown, Edmonton, and Victoria, talking about the final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

  • Politics in Sports panel

    Panelists Address the Role of Politics in Sports

    A panel of communications experts explored the various layers of politics in sports and how it relates to issues of gambling, domestic violence, and gender and sexuality in “Politics of Sports,” held Thursday, October 20, in Emerson College’s Semel Theater.

  • Final debate watch panel

    Final Presidential Debate Watch Opens Global Summit on Politics, Sports Communication

    As she reflected on her coverage of the 1968 presidential race between Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, and George Wallace, Emerson Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence Carole Simpson said she thought she’d never see another presidential race like it in her lifetime – until this year.

  • Global Summit

    Emerson to Host Global Summit on Politics, Sports, Civic Engagement

    Politicians and political strategists, Nepali journalists, and academics from Emerson and around the world will converge on the College October 19-22 for a Global Summit on Politics, Sports, and Civic Engagement.

  • David Gerzof Richard

    Gerzof Richard on Samsung Galaxy Downfall in Boston Herald

    David Gerzof Richard, founder and president of BIGfish PR and a faculty member in the Communication Studies Department, was quoted in the Boston Herald talking about Samsung's missteps in handling its Galaxy Note 7 exploding battery issue.

  • Vincent Raynauld

    Raynauld on Impact of Social Media on Politics on

    Vincent Raynauld, assistant professor in the Communication Studies Department, was quoted on speaking on the role of social media in the 2016 presidential election on September 29.

  • Presidential debate panel

    Panelists Debate Election Coverage Before Candidates Debate Issues

    Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence Carole Simpson appeared on a panel Monday night with Trump regional campaign field coordinator Bill McCarthy and former Clinton administration communication strategist Fred Baldassaro ’96 to introduce the first presidential debate between Trump and Hillary Clinton to the fiery crowd.