Emerson Profiles

Some of our most successful alumni share their Emerson experiences and career advice.

  • Lisa Gregorian

    Lisa Gregorian , '83, MA '86

    Chief Marketing Officer, Warner Bros. Television Group

    There's a lot of us in the business. You can't escape Emersonians.

  • matthew salesses

    Matthew Salesses , MFA '10


    Editing Redivider, the graduate literary journal, was one of the highlights of Emerson for me. Getting a look at the other side of publishing was really helpful to my writing, and gave me the chance to meet some great writers and people.
  • Paul Ryan

    Paul Ryan , '11

    Graduate student in Publishing & Writing

    Paul Ryan describes his experience as a graduate student in Publishing and Writing in the Writing, Literature and Publishing program.

  • Rachel Freedman

    Rachel Freedman , '12

    Undergraduate student in Interdisciplinary Studies

    Rachel Freedman is an undergraduate student in Interdisciplinary Studies.
  • Raj Sharma

    Raj Sharma , '83

    Managing Director of Investments/private wealth advisor, Merrill Lynch

    Be a continuous learning machine. The best thing you can do is add to your knowledge in several dimensions.
  • Rev. Suzan Johnson Cook

    Rev. Suzan Johnson Cook , '76

    U.S. Ambassador-at-Large, International Religious Freedom, Former Emerson Trustee

    Stay focused and never lose your dream. Dreams don't have an expiration date.

  • Samantha Sussman

    Samantha Sussman , '11

    Graduate student in Communication Disorders

    Samantha Sussman shares her experience as a graduate student in the Communication Disorders program.
  • Sarah Lambert

    Sarah Lambert , '11

    Graduate student in Global Marketing Communication & Advertising

    Sarah Lambert is a graduate student in Global Marketing Communication & Advertising.
  • Shannon Kelley Felton

    Shannon Kelley Felton , '10

    British Consulate General in Boston; Deputy Head of Politics, Press, and Public Affairs

    "It is essential in this job to know who’s who, and many of those people are Emersonians! We could have a coffee table book of impressive alumni."

  • Stacy McKee

    Stacy McKee , MFA '99

    Staff writer and co-executive producer, ABC-TV

    Educate yourself on all Emerson has to offer. Then, once you've read all about the amazing classes and far-away campuses and dream internships, get started on them. Right now!