Emerson Closed

The College will be closed today, Monday, February 8 for day and evening classes. 

Due to National Weather Service predictions for hazardous conditions beginning mid-morning, the College is closing for the safety of our campus community and employees.

The College’s dining facilities will be open and operating on a normal schedule.  The Iwasaki Library will be open until 11pm.

Communication Studies Faculty

Cathryn Cushner Edelstein

Senior Scholar-in-Residence (2005)

B.S. Boston University
M.A. New York University

Cathryn Cushner Edelstein

Cathryn Cushner Edelstein teaches Intercultural Communication, Nonprofit Communication Management, Nonprofit Fundraising Campaigns and communication seminar courses for International Graduate Students.

In addition to teaching, Cathryn oversees the iGrad Transition Program which provides assistance for incoming international graduate students and is the faculty advisor to the International Graduate Student Organization (IGSO). She published Developing Intercultural Competence Through Mediated Triple-Intercultural Classroom Collaboration (Global Partners in Education Journal, Vol 5, No 1 2015) and a book titled, Excuse Me, Can You Repeat That? (2012, Five Star, AZ) available through most booksellers. Her interests include intercultural communication and nonprofit communication.


Office: Walker 813

Phone: 8754