Category: Faculty

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,…

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…

Media and Health Literacy Project launched!

eLEEP student mentors and professor

  Emerson professors and students launch media and health literacy project with Boston Public Health Commission Emerson professors and students are gearing up for the launch of Emerson’s newest community collaboration, the Emerson Literacy Education & Empowerment Project (eLEEP). Co-Directors…