Author: Gonzalez

And the Honors go to…

The Department of Communication Studies would like to send out a big CONGRATULATIONS! to Political Communication majors Jordan Brown and Henry Krause, both sophomores, for their acceptance into the Emerson Honors Program. We are excited to have two of our own representing…

Globetrekking with an Alum…

Chance Dorland (undergrad class of 09), who had an IDIP major in Talk Radio that included Communication Studies courses, updated us on what he’s been up to: “I finish my Peace Corps service in Colombia this year. After graduating in 2009,…

Alum visit

This past Tuesday, Dec. 4th, Emerson alum, Grant Denton, spent some time with the members of CPLA (Communication, Politics, and Law Association) and paid a visit to three classes: Argument & Advocacy (CC263), Presidential Politics (CC471), and Public Affairs (CC608).…

On Bulls**t

  One of my favorite books to read during election season—or any other time—is a little book by Professor Emeritus of Moral Philosophy at Princeton, Harry Frankfurt. On Bullshit is a little book, about 4 inches square and 80 pages.…

The Social Media Election: hope or hype?

  When President Barack Obama raised roughly half of his nearly $780 million in campaign funds over the internet 4 years ago, the 2008 election was dubbed by some as the “Social Media Election” [1].  However, political consultants, media gurus,…

Vital Voices @ Emerson

  This past Monday, Sept. 17th Walt Littlefield Award recipient, Alyse Nelson, paid her alma mater a visit. Emerson was excited to welcome her back as she promoted her new book, Vital Voices: The Power of Women Leading Change Around…

Don’t Misunderstand Me…

    Excuse Me, Can You Repeat That? How to Communicate in the U.S. as an International Student by Scholar-in-Residence Cathryn Cushner Edelstein is due to be published Fall 2012 by Five Star Publications, Inc. This book explores the most…

New iGrad Transition Leadership Program

      During the month of August, the iGrad (international graduate) Transition Leaders will contact all incoming international graduate students before they leave their native countries to come to Emerson College. Directed by Scholar-in-Residence Cathryn Edelstein from the Communication…