Dr. Margaret Chojnacki has been an Assistant Professor of Communication at Barry University since 2005. She is also the Communication Graduate Program Coordinator and Graduate Student Advisor. Dr. Chojnacki teaches Introduction to Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Public Speaking, Quantitative Research Methods, Intercultural Communication, Persuasion, and Conflict Management. She has previously taught at the University at Buffalo and Niagara University, in addition to working for Warner Brother’s television. Dr. Chojnacki earned her Ph.D. in Communication with a minor in Sociology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her dissertation focused on the uses of game theory to model social evolution due to cultural bargaining strategy and negotiation behaviors. Her current research interests are twofold. Her main fervor remains in interpersonal conflict resolution, specifically focusing on the role of emotional intelligence in effective relational communication. She also studies the effects the sexualization of main stream media has on cultural norms, values, and attitudes.
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