Professor of family communication Rich West, who teaches a class about Norman Lear here at Emerson, described Lear’s influence on society as Lear turned 100 years old on Wednesday, July 27.
The academic news site The Conversation takes a look back on articles written by scholars of the late psychiatrist, political philosopher, and writer Frantz Fanon and examine his legacy on what would be his 97th birthday on July 20, 2022.
Journalism associate professor, graduate program director, and music critic Tim Riley contributed to a W Magazine piece that examines the fashion and style of male rock stars today versus historically. What changed, if anything?
Eric Gordon, professor of civic media and director of the College’s Engagement Lab, writes an opinion piece describing quiet rooms, or places where gun violence survivors learn about the death of their loved ones and begin their grieving.
Marketing communications associate professor and economics expert Nejem Raheem co-wrote an op ed with economist/senior analyst Eric O’Rear about the need for more diversity in economic policy at the federal level.
WLP Professor Jerald Walker published an op ed about racial inequities in health care, describing the treatment received when he and his wife lost their unborn child 30 years ago.
Alum and affiliated faculty Jon Rineman ’05, who is an accomplished late-night TV writer, spoke to Chronicle about returning to his roots at Emerson and instructing the next generation of comedy writers.
Henry Winkler ’67 is back on television as the award-winning dark comedy Barry returns to HBO after a hiatus due to the pandemic.
PR executive, political strategist, alum, and former Trustee Larry Rasky ’78 was remembered this past week at a tribute held at the Boch Center, attended by 500 people, including several Emerson community members and Senator Ed Markey and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh.
Emerson College announces two new majors that will be offered beginning in Fall of 2023: Media Psychology and Health and Social Change. Both new programs will require capstones that put theory into practice through community partnerships, and will offer courses from across various departments and disciplines. Emerson is among a select group of institutions with majors in these fields of higher education study; the social change emphasis within a health program and media psychology at the undergraduate level set the College apart.