Communication Studies senior affiliated faculty and founder & CEO of BIGfish PR David Richard weighed in earlier this year on former President Donald Trump’s ban from Facebook following the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in January.
Communication Studies assistant professor and Critical Race Theory expert Deion Hawkins recently spoke to WHDH about Emerson’s exclusive poll with the media station, regarding sentiment about racism in Boston.
President Pelton was once again included in Boston Magazine’s annual ranking of top influential Bostonians, ranking #11 on the list that includes movers and shakers across all industry sectors.
Visual and Media Arts graduate students Xzaviah Jamel Stone Sr and Tarell Wright spoke with Boston 25 reporter Crystal Hynes about diversity and representation at the Oscars and in the film industry.
Visual and Media Arts assistant professor Rae Shaw’s new series, “Black Kung Fu Chick,” debuted at the Slamdance Film Festival earlier this year, and Shaw recently shared the inspiration for the series and the concept with the Boston Globe.
President Pelton’s community message following the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial for George Floyd’s death was republished by WBUR’s ideas and opinion site Cognoscenti.
Chair of Communications Studies Greg Payne is featured in a Washington Post Magazine article that looks back at the Kent State University tragedies, and the iconic girl in the Kent State photo, 51 years after they took place in the spring of 1970.
Former Emerson Men’s Basketball star Michael Thorpe ’16 turned his artistry on the court into a lucrative career as a quilter, and currently has an exhibition open at the LaiSun Keane gallery through Mary 29 in the SOWA Art District, called “Meandering Thoughts.”
Emerson was once again included in Variety’s annual Entertainment Impact Report: Top 50 Film Schools and Instructors From Around the World, which published this month.
Marketing Communication assistant professor and cultural anthropologist Carol Ferrara writes for the academic news site The Conversation about the controversy regarding the construction and funding of what will be the largest European mosque in Strasbourg, France.