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.

  • David Gerzof Richard

    Gerzof Richards Talks About Hate Crimes on "Greater Boston"

    Emerson College faculty member David Gerzof Richard was part of a panel discussing whether hate crimes are on the rise on WGBH’s Greater Boston June 20.

  • David Gerzof Richard

    Gerzof Richard Talks Video in "Entrepreneur"

    Emerson College faculty member and social media expert David Gerzof Richard was interviewed by Entrepreneur about the need for brands to accept that video is increasingly becoming the dominant form of communication, on Facebook and across the web.

  • GlobCom in United Arab Emirates

    Comm Studies Students Pitch Campaigns in Abu Dhabi

    Students from the Emerson College Communication Studies Department collaborated with fellow students from around the world to come up with a campaign to save marine mammals during the Global Communications Project in the United Arab Emirates last weekend.

  • Race to 45 webpage

    Grants Get Communication Departments Innovating -- Fast

    The Emerson College School of Communication offered an alternative to its faculty for the first time this year with Instant Innovation Grants, which expedited six projects.

  • Al Gosaibi lecture

    Brigham Surgeon Discusses Health Diplomacy in Final Al Gosaibi Lecture

    Dr. E. J. Caterson, a surgeon and global health diplomacy advocate, gave the third and final talk in the 2016 Husam Al Gosaibi Political Communication and Public Diplomacy Lecture Series on “Bridging Cultures Through Health Diplomacy and Medicine” to a full house in the Beard Room on May 9.

  • Thomas Grace

    Kent State Shooting Survivor Speaks at Emerson College

    Thomas Grace, author of Kent State: Death and Dissent in the Long Sixties, was in Emerson’s Beard Room to discuss and sign copies of his new book. As Grace writes in the book: “I arrived in the fall of 1968 on the campus of Kent State University hoping to study history, not to be a part of it.”

  • Robynn Singer-Baefsky

    Student Aces Class by Predicting NY Primary Results

    On Sunday, April 17, with the focus on who would win Monday’s Boston Marathon, Robynn Singer-Baefsky, a sophomore Political Communication student at Emerson College, was crunching the numbers on who would be victorious in another high-profile  competition—Tuesday’s New York presidential primary.

  • Owen Eagan

    IB Times Highlights Eagan Study on Box Office Takes and Reviews

    The IB Times published a study done by Emerson College Executive-in-Residence Owen Eagan that showed that despite the industry focus on opening weekends, films that do better at the box office in the fourth week of release are better received by audiences and critics than films that have giant releases.