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.

  • Owen Eagan

    Eagan-led "movie buzz" study in International Business Times

    A study led by Executive-in-Residence in Communication Studies Owen Eagan as part of a research course in the School of Communication explores the impact that Oscar nominations have on a film’s box office success. 

  • Boston Coastlines: Future Past - Civic Media project

    New Graduate Program in Civic Media Launches

    Starting in Fall 2016, Emerson College’s Engagement Lab will launch an intensive 12-month residential master’s degree program in Civic Media, Art & Practice (CMAP). Prospective students can apply now to the graduate program, which focuses on the emerging field of civic media.

  • Rich West

    West on Thanksgiving food fights, Boston Globe

    Communication Studies Professor Rich West weighs in about family dynamics at play during Thanksgiving. Specifically, the Boston Globe article addresses the differences in dietary choices: traditionalists vs. foodies. Read the article in the Boston Globe.

  • Emerson Polling Club logo

    EC Polling Club results in Hartford Courant

    An Emerson College Polling Club (ECPC) poll of Connecticut residents covered a range of topics—from views on presidential candidates to the name “Hartford Yard Goats” for the minor league baseball team.

  • Charles Steinberg is a 40-year veteran of Major League Baseball

    Red Sox Exec Kicks Off Sports Comm Series

    Steinberg is Boston Red Sox executive vice president

  • Yuri Cataldo

    Cataldo on new BCE major, Boston Globe

    Marketing Communication Executive-in-Residence Yuri Cataldo, director of Emerson’s Business of Creative Enterprises program, was interviewed for a business story in the Boston Globe about the new major, which launches in fall 2016.

  • Joe Boren and Peter Meade, Emerson College alumni

    Debate Stars Return to Campus

    Emersonians were part of an 'unbeatable debate team' in the late 1960s

  • Spencer Kimball

    Kimball quoted in the Herald on the GOP

    Senior Scholar-in-Residence in the Communications Studies Department Spencer Kimball was interviewed by the Boston Herald on the Republican primary race and GOP candidates’ conflicting views over how debates should be run.