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.

  • Sports Comm workshop in Barcelona

    Students Learn About Sports, PR, Culture in Barcelona

    Over two dozen students and faculty members came to the Bordy Theater to hear highlights of Communication students' trip to Barcelona and Lisbon.  A reception followed the seminar at Fajitas and ‘Ritas with Enric Ordeix Rigo, a faculty member at Blanquerna University, Emerson’s sister school in Barcelona.

  • Spencer Kimball

    Kimball on NY Primary, MSNBC

    Spencer Kimball, Emerson College Polling Society advisor and senior scholar-in-residence, was interviewed by MSNBC about the New York primary and where Donald Trump stands in terms of winning his home state.

  • Al Jaffe

    Al Jaffe Speaker Series to Bring Sports VIPs to Emerson

    John Skipper, who has expanded the channel’s mobile offerings and increased its commitment to Spanish-speaking and women sports fans since becoming president of ESPN, will talk with Jaffe in the Bordy Theater on Wednesday, March 23, at 6:30 pm, as the first guest in the Al Jaffe Speaker Series. Students from all majors will have the chance to ask questions and join the conversation.

  • Raul Reis

    Raul Reis Named Dean of Emerson College’s School of Communication

    Emerson College has appointed Dr. Raul Reis as dean of the School of Communication and professor in the Department of Communication Studies, effective July 1, 2016.

  • Emerson College Polling Society logo

    ECPS Super Tuesday Results, NECN

    Robynn Singer-Baefsky ’18, political communication major and Spencer Kimball, Communication Studies faculty member and ECPS adviser, discuss the latest results for the Presidential primary, also known as “Super Tuesday."

  • Ruth Grossman at FACELab

    Emerson Series Asks, “What Are YOU Working On?”

    On Wednesday, March 2, 12:00–1:00 pm, in Room 208 in the Ansin Building, Ruth Grossman, associate professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, will present her research on adults’ perceptions of teens with autism in “What Are YOU Looking At?” Co-organizer Mary Eberhardinger, a lecturer in the Communication Studies Department, said the talks look to “build a stronger research culture” at Emerson, which, unlike larger research institutions, doesn’t have many internal outlets for faculty and graduate students to present their work.

  • Emerson College Polling Society logo

    Emerson Poll Featured in the Washington Post and MSNBC

    Emerson College released polling results after the South Carolina primary, which major news outlets such as the Washington Post and MSNBC used in their reports.

  • Communications conference in Bangkok

    Student, Faculty Present Communications Research in Bangkok

    Alexandra Howard ’17, a Political Communication major, and Communication Studies faculty Vincent Raynauld represented Emerson College at the Cross-Cultural Communication Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, on January 28 and 29. The conference, organized by Emerson and other global universities, featured research on topics including corporate communication, marketing communication, and political communication.