Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
Associate Professor of Communication
Graduate Program Coordinator
Research/Teaching Interests: conflict management; gender communication; sex work.
Margaret Chojnacki, Associate Professor of Communication, has taught at Barry University since 2005. She is the Communication Graduate Program Coordinator and Graduate Student Advisor. Dr. Chojnacki teaches Introduction to Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Public Speaking, Quantitative Research Methods, Communication Seminar, 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 main professional interests are in interpersonal conflict management, specifically within romantic relationships. Her research also includes work in the area of pop culture and sex work, focusing on the effects of main streamed pornography and strip clubs on cultural gender norms, as well as on societal values and attitudes toward women.
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